Following Melania’s now-infamous speech from the Republican Convention, a Canadian physicist has calculated the odds of those words and phrases appearing in the same order as Michelle Obama’s speech eight years ago. Looking at his answer, let’s just say it would be a coincidence of cosmic proportions.
It’s not only lazy students and Buzzfeed editors who steal from Wikipedia.
On May 1, a Missouri man named Duane Lester published on his personal blog a post titled "Changes Implemented After MO Auditor Finds ‘Serious Shortcomings' In Holt County Sheriff's Department." 10 days later, the local newspaper for Oregon, Missouri, covered the same story Duane had written about on his blog.
Looks like China's not the only country jazzed about stealing the contents of Steve Jobs' brain! Although far less lucrative than counterfeiting iPhones, TNW reports Ukraine's Secretary of National Security and Defense stole Mr. Apple's Stanford speech. The different, AMIRITE?
Kickstarter's great! People with neat ideas can show off their concept, win over online backers, and move their brain gems into the real world. Or, they can plagiarize someone else's cool idea and earn money (and an award). Uhhh.
In the eternal arms race that is teachers versus cheaters, the administration of the University of Central Florida has hit DEFCON-1. And they're doing it with technology.