The next huge site….

Every now and then you come across sites you know are going to become massive…   freerice.com  is one that will be big in the young demographic as schools force students to use it.

5 Responses to “The next huge site….”

  1. top Says:

    Great concept. Thanks for the link.

  2. Mayo Says:

    It helps you learn English + you feed the hungry, what could be better??🙂

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  4. firegeorgenoory Says:

    Looks good on paper.. I mean online, but I just don’t see this becoming a massive site. Well intentioned, but misguided in my view.

    There is plenty of food in the world, the reason so many are starving is due to lack of delivery and logistics, which becomes especially difficult and expensive in all the places where people starve, which are war zones and anarchy zones. The problem is lack of security not lack of food.

  5. Nick Says:

    “There is plenty of food in the world, the reason so many are starving is due to lack of delivery and logistics, which becomes especially difficult and expensive in all the places where people starve, which are war zones and anarchy zones. The problem is lack of security not lack of food.”

    Interesting… but surely you understand that the appeal of the site is in its simplicity and its immediacy? I don’t think the site is denying any of that and to call it misguided is, well, misguided.

    We just ran an Issue-of-the-Day about the changing face of charities & the free market at our site, TheIssue.com and I am interested in your feedback after reading multiple sides.

    http://theissue.com/issue/7795.html is the charity issue.

    Cheers,
    Nick

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