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Links for Sunday, June 3, 2007

  • Eloise Pasteur: Importing Presentations Into SL – “The typical rules of good design powerpoint design slip over into good material design for Second Life. That doesn’t have to be bullet points, which the presentation tools tend to force you to, but the principles of size, amount of content on each slide etc. remain, and the idea of a title on each page which is pure powerpoint is worth remembering too.
  • Scholar.ly: Scholarships Anyone Can Get! – “Scholarly is a site focused on giving those without the highest marks, without the best-written skills, and without money a fair chance at earning a great scholarship.
  • Wall Street Journal: Outsourcing Your Life – “Offshore outsourcing has transformed the way U.S. companies do business. Now, some early adopters are figuring out how to tap overseas workers for personal tasks. They’re turning to a vast talent pool in India, China, Bangladesh and elsewhere for jobs ranging from landscape architecture to kitchen remodeling and math tutoring.
  • Pick The Brain: Time Is All We Have- 3 Ways to Increase Return on Investment – “In many ways time is more valuable than money. You’ll always have the opportunity to make more money, but once time has been spent it’s gone forever. When you think of time as a commodity, and all of your actions as investments, it changes the way you approach every day decisions.