Throughout August, online freelancing exchange Freelancer.com is waiving its usual $US5 fee to list projects on the site. You'll still have to pay a 3% commission on the final agreed fee if you find someone to do your design/coding/writing/whatever project, but it cuts down the initial cost of trying to hunt down that person. [Freelancer.com]
Freelancer.com Offering Free Project Listings In August
Trending Stories Right Now
Sometimes in life you lack perspective. Sometimes you’re just too close. To the situation, to the person. Sometimes untenable attitudes or ideas become normalised. Like they’ve always existed, like they cannot be questioned. In cases like these it often takes a fresh set of eyeballs, a rogue outsider. It takes that radical voice in the crowd to shatter the illusion. The emperor has no clothes. Today I am those eyeballs. Today I am that outsider. Today I am that voice in the crowd.
Though there are multiple options for voice-activated smart assistants available in the US, the launch of Google Home marks the first official entry of this exciting new category into Australia. This cute little $199 speaker essentially acts as a hub for all things Google in your house, performing tasks you might already do on your phone or computer — quick web searches, streaming music and TV shows, interacting with smart home gadgets — but it does it all with a quick spoken request from you.