Why eating in the workplace is bad
The desktop is not designed for eating The tables that computers are at and the ones we work on are teeming with harmful bacteria. For every two or three square…

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Starbucks Success Secrets (part 1)
The story of the legendary Starbucks began back in 1972. Friends Zev Zigl, Jerry Baldwin and Gordon Bowker decided to open a small business for three - a shop selling…

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How to survive in times of crisis. Great advice from a leading businessman
In times of crisis, many families experience an acute shortage of finances to buy food and pay bills. For survival, people save on everything, denying themselves comforts and benefits. However,…

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crowdsourcing

What is crowdsourcing?

How crowdsourcing came about
The term “crowdsourcing” was coined by Jeff Howe, who coined it in 2006. Then he, together with the publisher Mark Robinson, published an article in which he described the principle of crowdsourcing and gave examples. In this article, crowdsourcing was compared to outsourcing to a greater extent, and emphasis was placed on their differences: outsourcing is based on the implementation of certain tasks by specialists for a monetary reward, and crowdsourcing involves the performance of work mainly by amateurs and without any kind of monetary payment (or purely symbolic).

Crowdsourcing was first used by I Stock Photo, which has become one of the most successful photo banks in history. Continue reading

Memory training exercises
Exercise 1. Return attention Sit comfortably and try to relax your muscles. Select an item. If it is small, you can take it in your hand. Start to examine it…

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16 unusual facts about Coca-Cola
Coca-Cola can rightfully be called one of the most legendary in the world. After all, there is practically not a single person who would not know the taste of this…

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