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  • AUDIO: Morgan needs to work on form – Miller
    By on February 29, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    National selector Geoff Miller says England batsman Eoin Morgan needs to go away and work on his method after he was left out of the squad to face Sri Lanka.


  • A Fifth of Telecommuters Work Less Than An Hour Per Day
    By on September 21, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    MrCrassic writes “Working at home isn’t vacation…or is it?” Quoting an article in The Register: “Almost one in five Americans who work from home only clock in for an hour or less a day, according to a survey, while a third stay in their pyjamas. Forty per cent of telecommuters say they work between four and seven hours, 17 per cent are doing the bare minimum and just 35 per cent are working eight or more hours, the CareerBuilder survey of 5,299 (more…)

  • Can you make a living on virtual pay for real work?
    By on August 21, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    About 100,000 people, or half the on-demand workforce at CrowdFlower, have taken pay in virtual rather than real dollars, says Chief Executive Officer Lukas Biewald, “We have to stop differentiating between the virtual world and the real world. The virtual world is very real.”


  • AU Band Men At Work Owes Royalties On ‘Kookaburra’
    By on July 6, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    neonsignal writes “Iconic Australian band Men at Work have been ordered to pay royalties for an instrumental riff in their song ‘Down Under.’ The notes were sampled from a well-known children’s song ‘Kookaburra Sits in the Old Gum Tree,’ written in 1934 for a Girl Guide’s Jamboree. The Justice found the claims of the copyright owner Larrikin to be excessive, but ordered the payment of royalties and a percentage of future profits. Let’s hope the primary (more…)

  • Fingerprint Requirement For a Work-Study Job?
    By on February 21, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    BonesSB writes “I’m a student at a university in Massachusetts, where I have a federal work-study position. Yesterday, I got an email from the office that is responsible for student run organizations (one of which I work for) saying that I need to go to their office and have my finger prints taken for the purposes of clocking in and out of work. This raises huge privacy concerns for me, as it should for everybody else. I am in the process of contacting (more…)

  • Disney Confirms ‘Tron Legacy’ Game in Work
    By on September 18, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    According to The Latino Review, Disney producer Steven Lisberger confirmed that a video game is being developed for release with next winter’s long-awaited release of Tron Legacy


  • How to Make NES Games Work! (6 different ways you can try!)
    By on September 16, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    A cheeky instruction video about the do’s and don’ts of making your NES cartridges work.


  • Are Games Too Much Like Work?
    By on September 14, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    In this opinion column, Lewis Pulsipher muses on ways to enjoy games without the focus on success, failure and competition, asserting that users must have that option if games are ever to be as inclusive as movies.