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Elance's First $500 Million: A Snapshot of Cloud Labor Today [Infographic]
Cloud Labor

Typically I don't like to devote an entire piece solely to the recent milestones of a single platform, but in the case of this infographic from Elance celebrating its first $500 million of work done, I made an exception.

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Eric MackApr 13, 2012 03:23 am GMT5553 views
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