Coming soon to a Word document near you...or on your computer: The Facebook experiment worked so well that Microsoft now plans to put microtasks into Word itself. As you're working, you will be able to identify small bits that need doing—like finding a fact or finishing off a paragraph—and flag them with an @ symbol. [...]


We can often make decisions to set us up for an opportunity we hope to have, with no guarantee that it will come to fruition. There are many opportunities in the world that were once restricted such thay we had to be chosen (to publish a book or direct a movie). Now we don't have [...]