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The ugly afterlife of crowdfunding projects that never ship and never end. The public life-cycle of a Kickstarter rarely ends in tragedy.

The ugly afterlife of crowdfunding projects that never ship and never end

Often, if a Kickstarter manages to get covered by the media before its funding round end, or even starts, it can meet its goal within days, and superfluous funds continue to roll in over the next few weeks. By the time its crowdfunding stage closes, the creators, backers, and media alike are excited and proud to have ushered this new project so quickly to a place of prosperity, eager for it to continue to grow.

Why This Bestselling Author Decided To Start Self-Publishing. Trending on Related Blogs ​Nintendo Just Announced a New 3DS.

Why This Bestselling Author Decided To Start Self-Publishing

It Has Another Analog Stick. 4.4k people reading on Kotaku Why Your Team Sucks 2014: Miami Dolphins 3.8k people reading on Deadspin Remembering the Wylie-Hoffert Case, a Double Murder With Three Victims 1.6k people reading on Gawker Popular stories. What Problems Most Demand Science's Attention Right Now? Trending on Related Blogs Toddler Surprised By Ice Bucket Challenge Swears Harder Than a Sailor 5.2k people reading on Jezebel World's Greatest Two-Year-Old Drops F-Bomb After Ice Bucket Challenge 942 people reading on Gawker The Internet Reacts to the New Pokémon Fighting Game 814 people reading on Kotaku Recommended by Ria Misra.

What Problems Most Demand Science's Attention Right Now?

"Spanking & Parenting" with Stefan Molyneux (from Joe Rogan Experience #436) Hilariously Useless Comments About Science from the US Supreme Court. ​If You Want a Glimpse of the Future Food Wars, Look to Hawaii. [Insert normal verbiage about this not being in support of Monsanto et. al. here] I'm wondering whether or not developing drought, pest & disease resistant strains is going to be an important part of making sure our food supply survives the rather uncertain future presented to us by climate change.

​If You Want a Glimpse of the Future Food Wars, Look to Hawaii

Given the political orientation of most of these people, and given the fact that they live on an island that is pretty sensitive to rising sea levels, it seems even more counter-productive for them than it is for most people to do this, but I'm also not a climatologist or a geneticist, so what do I know? Expose Political Corruption. OpenSecrets.org: Money in Politics. Waiter, there is a gene in my soup!: Jimmy Botella at TEDxUQ. Coal Ash Is More Radioactive than Nuclear Waste. The popular conception of nuclear power is straight out of The Simpsons: Springfield abounds with signs of radioactivity, from the strange glow surrounding Mr.

Coal Ash Is More Radioactive than Nuclear Waste

Burn's nuclear power plant workers to Homer's low sperm count. Then there's the local superhero, Radioactive Man, who fires beams of "nuclear heat" from his eyes. Nuclear power, many people think, is inseparable from a volatile, invariably lime-green, mutant-making radioactivity. Coal, meanwhile, is believed responsible for a host of more quotidian problems, such as mining accidents, acid rain and greenhouse gas emissions. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE majors going into BUS-HUMAN RESOURCES WORKERS 812 People (0.78 times as many as expected based on counts) Jobs by college major This is a quick Sankey visualization of how college majors relate to professions, based on data from the American Community survey. On the left are the largest college majors; to the right are the most common professions. To see broad fields like "Sciences" and "Humanities", see the edited version of this page.

The width of each stream shows how many people with that major are in that field. (The color shows whether that's more or fewer people than expected based on how big the major is: hover over to see just how many more it is.) Careers after the college degree. Ben Schmidt, an assistant professor of history at Northeastern University, was curious about careers after college degrees, so he used a quick Sankey diagram to look at data from the American Community Survey.

Careers after the college degree

College degrees are on the left, and professions are on the right. The thicker a line that connects a degree and a profession, the more people tend to go a certain route. Watch How the Internet Took Over The World in this Timelapse Map. Studio gives Kickstarter Veronica Mars movie backers substandard, DRM-crippled "rewards" Ryan writes, "I was a backer of the Veronica Mars movie, one level of backer got you a digital download of the movie.

Studio gives Kickstarter Veronica Mars movie backers substandard, DRM-crippled "rewards"

They ended up going with Warner Bros owned/backed Flixster. So for me I have an apple TV and a Roku. Flixster doesn't support appleTV or airplay, the Flixster channel for the Roku will crash anytime you try to watch anything. Flixster also will not allow you to watch the movie on a computer that has dual monitors. " The studio will allow you to buy a better experience on a non-Flixster service, send them the bill, and get a refund (but only if you complain first). CV des chercheurs d'emploi ancien militaire / anciens militaires / anciens-militaires de anciens-militaires.enligne-fr.com France. Science & Environment - Timeline of the far future. As it is the beginning of the year we at BBC Future think it’s the perfect time to look ahead.

Science & Environment - Timeline of the far future

First, we brought you a prediction of the forthcoming year. Then we brought you a timeline of the near future, revealing what could happen up to around 100 years time. But here’s our most ambitious set of predictions yet – from what could happen in one thousand years time to one hundred quintillion years (that’s 100,000,000,000,000,000,000 years). As the song says, there may be trouble ahead... En économie, vous êtes plutôt austérité ou relance?

David Cameron gère son pays à la Thatcher.

En économie, vous êtes plutôt austérité ou relance?

Shinzo Abe relance le Japon à la Mélenchon. Et les deux politiques marchent. Votre accueil - Meetup. 50% des ados auraient un iPhone. Une nouvelle étude conduite par Piper Jaffray affirme que plus de la moitié des adolescents auraient un iPhone.

50% des ados auraient un iPhone

Pourtant, n'était-ce pas cet iPhone qui semblait avoir perdu de sa "coolitude" ces derniers temps ? Portant sur un échantillon de 5 200 adolescents, la dernière étude de Piper Jaffray laisse entendre que l’iPhone est actuellement le smartphone le plus en vogue chez les jeunes, qu’importe ce qu’a pu en dire Buzz Marketing Group en janvier dernier. Ainsi, les résultats de cette étude sont catégoriques : 50% des interrogés possèdent un iPhone (le chiffre est en augmentation de 8% par rapport à la dernière étude menée). Aussi, l’étude laisse entrevoir que 62% de ces jeunes questionnés prévoient de faire de l’iPhone leur prochaine mobile, tandis que 23% pensent s’offrir un Android sou peu (1% de plus vis à vis de l’étude précédente). Images.politico.com/global/2013/03/27/gsg_study_white_paper_business_and_politics_do_they_mix.html.

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Concours externe. Inscription Description Le concours externe s'adresse aux diplômés de l'enseignement supérieur ayant validé un cursus équivalent à 3 années. Conditions d'accès Être français ou posséder la nationalité d’un des États membres de l’Union européenne ou d'un autre état partie à l'accord sur l'Espace économique européen (loi n°2005-843 du 26/7/2005).Être titulaire d'un diplôme national sanctionnant au moins trois années d'études supérieures (art. 9 du décret n°2002-50 du 10 janvier 2002).

Voici la liste du club Bilderberg des "maîtres du monde". Chaque année depuis 1954, ces chefs d’entreprise et politiques y échangent sur l’économie mondiale. En grand secret. L’hôtel Suvretta House Depuis jeudi, 130 personnalités du monde des affaires et de la politique sont réunies dans l’hôtel Suvretta House, à Saint-Moritz : des « global leaders » qui ont l’habitude de se retrouver et de s’enfermer, jusqu’au dimanche, pour discuter de l’actualité de la planète.

Ce club très fermé s’appelle le « Bilderberg ». Cultivant le secret des discussions, il fait le bonheur des conspirationnistes de tout poil, prompts à imaginer un gouvernement mondial occulte.

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Tips & Tools. Politics & Society. Lancement de l’appel à projets "Réseaux électriques intelligents" Dans le cadre des investissements d'avenir, le gouvernement lance aujourd'hui un appel à manifestations d’intérêt sur ce secteur prometteur. Le gouvernement cite trois objectifs majeurs : l’amélioration de l’efficacité énergétique de notre économie (objectif européen de + 20% à horizon 2020), le maintien de la qualité et de la sûreté d’approvisionnement en électricité, et l’intégration des énergies renouvelables (objectif européen de + 20% à horizon 2020).

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RANDOM.ORG - True Random Number Service. Start+Up. The Personal MBA - Master the Art of Business. Vidéos des émissions à revoir gratuitement et en intégralité sur LCP.fr (VOD, catchup TV) Foreign Affairs Focus On: The Future of the Euro with Martin Feldstein. Think Tanks - Groupes. Connaissez-vous vraiment l'Inde ? BRIC signifie-t-il vraiment “Bloody Ridiculous Investment Concept“ ? Alors que le concept de BRIC, regroupant le Brésil, la Russie, l’Inde, et la Chine, fait florès depuis bientôt 10 ans, les marchés financiers sont en train de douter de la pertinence de l’investissement dans les pays émergents. Ce jeu de mots, inventé par un économiste de la Société Générale, témoigne du retournement des opinions sur les pays émergents.

Pourtant, Jim O’Neill, l’économiste vedette de Goldman Sachs, avait fait mouche avec la création du concept de BRIC. Les investisseurs étaient rapidement partis en masse s’encanailler sur les places de Shanghai, Bombay et de São Paulo. 10 ans plus tard, les marchés sont sur le point de brûler ce qu’ils ont adoré. Business portal for executives created by a busy executive.