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What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up? [Infographic]

Thursday, November 8th, 2012 |

When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? As children, we tend to have grand plans and dreams for our future.  Maybe we’ll save people’s lives as a doctor or impact the world through our acting.  Whatever your dream was, or still is, it helps to know what the job of your dreams will pay and what kind of training you need to get into the field.

Take a look at this infographic from that talks about the top ten jobs kids want as they’re growing up.  It outlines the specifics of income, the kind and amount of training required, and so much more.  Dream big!

When I Grow Up I Want To Become A...

Obama vs. Romney Intellectual Property Policy [Infographic]

Thursday, November 1st, 2012 |

Have you ever wondered where the 2012 presidential candidates stand on the Intellectual Property industry? Find out by taking a look at this infographic brought to you by Likelihood of Confusion.

The Intellectual Property industry is a rapidly growing industry in the US with 74% of all US exports being related to this industry.
More than likely, you will not hear this particular topic being brought up in major debates. It is not a focus on the campaign trail, but it is an important focal point for the US job market.

Take a look at these statistics on IP as it relates to your candidate of choice.

obama vs romney ip policy The IP Election (Infographic)

Results are in; Mashable Web Awards for 2008

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008 |

Hey hey and a ho ho ho to all (or any other festive feeling that may apply:0)… just a quick post to highlight the winners of the Mashable Web Awards from today. There are likely a few new sites for you to check out as I’ve found a few nuggets already. Of interest YouTube came second for video, how wierd is that? My personal fav, iGoogle, did a respectable second in the best start page category (behind parent papa Google). From dating and gossip to politics, there is plenty to keep you busy.

Congrats to all the winners from the gang here at Collective Thoughts and to you my fine reader, get festive and surf some new finds. And now the final winners (and runners up) for the Mashable Web Awards for 2008;

Mainstream & Large Scale Social Networks

Winner: Netlog
Runner-up: Platinum Lounge

Embeddable Widgets

Winner: Qoof
Runner-up: Sprout

Blog Plugins

Winner: ShareThis
Runner-up: AddThis

Social News

Winner: Help a Reporter Out
Runner-up: Hubdub

Social Networking Applications

Winner: Aritition
Runner-up: Digsby

Social Bookmarking

Winner: Diigo
Runner-up: ShareThis

Search & Social Search

Winner: Scour
Runner-up: Artiklz

Sports & Fitness

Winner: Gyminee
Runner-up: FitFiend

Photo Sharing

Winner: ipernity
Runner-up: TinyPic

Video Sharing

Winner: ffwd
Runner-up: YouTube

Start Pages

Winner: Google
Runner-up: iGoogle

Places & Events

Winner: Doodle
Runner-up: Muchmor


Winner: SpottedByLocals
Runner-up: GeckoGo


Winner: Noisetrade

Social Shopping

Winner: Pikaba
Runner-up: A Full Cup


Winner: Coolspotters
Runner-up: Polyvore

Celebrity & Gossip

Winner: Oh No They Didn’t
Runner-up: BollyScoops

Mobile Applications

Winner: Evernote
Runner-up: MocoSpace

Dating & Romance

Winner: Zoosk
Runner-up: DateHookup


Winner: Encyclopedia Dramatica
Runner-up: WikiHow


Winner: Politics4All
Runner-up: CreateDebate


Winner: A Full Cup
Runner-up: College Cram


Winner: Ecomii
Runner-up: Gazelle

Non-Profit Causes

Winner: Stop Political Calls
Runner-up: SocialVibe

Online Games

Winner: Playfish
Runner-up: Power Pets

Niche Social Networks

Winner: The Star Tracker
Runner-up: Wadja

And there’s the list for this year… for more see the Mashable Web Awards for 2008

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