Article and graphic on Singapore's proposed water recycling project.
Follow college seniors as they look for work in a tough job market.
MAY 13, 2010, 7:00 AM
Why Don’t Students Network?
Melissa Korn's articles @ teh WSJ
A directory category of the WSJ:
Careers: Business Schools
How to Think Like a Computer Scientist: Learning with Python v2nd Edition documentation
There’s this dance that entrepreneurs and venture capitalists do when it comes time to negotiate the economic terms of an investment. And it all revolves around valuation.
The question is what is the fair value of the business? This supposedly establishes how much of the company the venture capitalists will own for their investment.
But I think the concept of valuation is often misunderstood by the people engaged in this process. And it’s particularly true in early stage investing.
Radiant Labs - An Artist-Run Darkroom in Long Island City
A Photography project in Long Island City, NY by Radiant Labs
I think this is an amazing story; what do you think?
Can/could/should you or one (or more) of your friends attempt something similar?
The Foundation Center is a resource for:
Learning about foundations;
Identifying foundations from which to seek grants;
Best practices for Foundations and Non-Profits
All around great resource
friendly and knowledgeable staff
Established in 1956, the Foundation Center is the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide. Through data, analysis, and training, it connects people who want to change the world to the resources they need to succeed. The Center maintains the most comprehensive database on U.S. and, increasingly, global grantmakers and their grants — a robust, accessible knowledge bank for the sector. It also operates research, education, and training programs designed to advance knowledge of philanthropy at every level. Thousands of people visit the Center's web site each day and are served in its five regional library/learning centers and its network of more than 450 funding information centers located in public libraries, community foundations, and educational institutions nationwide and around the world.
I thought this was a meetup about KickStarter videos, but it wasn't.
It was for non-profits; best practices for compelling and engaging videos for fund-raising and ... well, kinda basic story telling--but the call to action is: DONATION.
The speakers and other links on this page are excellent resources as is the venue: The Foundation Center
Full-timePosted February 10, 2012
MNN is seeking an Administrative Assistant to support the organization’s executive leadership with administrative and office services. This includes support around daily activities, handling information requests, conducting research and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, filing, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings as well as working with MNN departments to facilitate the efficient operations of the organization.
Mr. Wiseman is a _very_ big deal in the world of documentary film-making.
Have you seen any of his films?
from the article, "The style of Wiseman's films are often referred to as the observational mode, which has its roots in direct cinema. However, Wiseman dislikes the term"