First identified by journalist Jeff Howe in a June 2006 Wired article, "crowdsourcing" describes the process by which the power of the many can be leveraged to accomplish feats that were once the province of the specialized few. Howe reveals that the crowd is more than wise - it's talented, creative, and stunningly productive.Crowdsourcing activates the transformative power of today's technology, liberating the latent potential within us all. It's a perfect meritocracy, where age, gender, race, education, and job history no longer matter; the quality of work is all that counts; and every field is open to people of every imaginable background. If you can perform the service, design the product, or solve the problem, you've got the job. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kirby Heyborne. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rand/001462/bk_rand_001462_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Jianghu class (Type 053H) is the NATO code-name for several types of frigates, currently in service with the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN). In the PLAN, the Jianghu-class is part of the Type 053-series frigate family. The early variants are small and obsolete, and now primarily used for coastal duty. The latest version is exported as F-22 (Frigate-22). The Type 053 Frigate has been exported to Egypt (2), Bangladesh (2), Thailand (4), and Pakistan has signed agreement to purchase 4 F-22P frigates in May 2006. The use of NATO code-name vs. PLAN ship type is often confusing. For purpose of clarification, this article will briefly discuss all versions of the Type 053 frigates.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Snowflake children is a term used by organizations that promote the adoption of embryos left over from in vitro fertilisation to describe children that result, where the children's parents were not the original cell donors. These embryos are transferred to infertile couples via embryo adoption, although the legal process of taking ownership of an embryo differs from that of traditional adoption. According to a CBS News article dated July 28, 2005, the term "Snowflake" was coined by the first agency to provide the transfer service, Nightlight Christian Adoptions. One hundred thirty-four children have been born from this program.
Public water supply and sanitation in the United Kingdom is characterized by universal access and generally good service quality. A salient feature of the sector in the United Kingdom compared to other developed countries is the diversity of institutional arrangements between the constituting parts of the UK (England and Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland), which are each described in separate articles, while this article is devoted to some common issues across the United Kingdom.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Qazi Mian Muhammad Amjad was born of famous qadi's family of Naushera, Soon Valley. He belonged to Awan (Pakistan) tribe of ancient repute. His full name was Qazi Mian Muhammad Amjad al hashmi,al alwi, al hanafi. He was a descendant of Hazrat Ali Ibn Abi Talib, the fourth caliph of Islam from Al-Abbas ibn Ali. He was grand son of Qazi Kalim Ullah, the famous muslim qadi and jurist of Naushera in the time of Mughal Emperors. He Knew Arabic, Persian, and Urdu languages. He was a great legal scholar of the Hanafi school of Islamic law. His legal scholarship was unparalleled in the area. During the period of British government, he rendered a great service to Islamic laws and Fiqah. He was also a Muhaddith (one who specializes in Hadith literature). He was a great admirer of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, and Aligarh Movement. He supported this movement in his area. The author of this article have seen in his library, an application written by him to the British Deputy Commissioner of District Shahpur, now District Sargodha, to establish a High School in Naushera.