Nerds are taking over the travel branch – bizarre tips for day trips

28.08.2012 clickworker blog 1 Comment

How about an excursion to an old fallout shelter or a road that leads to nowhere? This type of unusual travel destination can be found by taking a look at Nerdy Day Trips. The so-called “nerd map” presents thousands of interesting and or curious travel destinations that one would probably drive past under normal circumstances. At the same time, one can also mark one’s own personal favorite and call attention to the best graffiti in the neighborhood for instance.

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Freedom does not mean anarchy– the crowd is working on universal principles regarding freedom of expression

21.08.2012 clickworker blog 3 Comments

Communication at any price, regardless of the consequences seems easier than ever on the Internet. There are few binding guidelines for respectful and polite behavior on the net. Until now. Together with a group of master students at the University of Oxford, the British historian Timothy Garton Ash has launched a platform Free Speech Debate in which the crowd can develop principles of international communication.

The question is, who has the right to control content on the Web and set standards? Where are the limits of freedom of expression?

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Game Funding: Retro gamers reanimate childhood memories

14.08.2012

Some video games are more than just a pastime for gamers. This assessment has been applied ever since games were officially elevated to the level of cultural artifacts. The core video gamers, the so-called connoisseurs from the outset, also share this appreciation. This is logical: why shouldn’t game history classics evoke contemporary memories in the same way music and films do?

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