Fractional work emerges in the developing nations. An archetypal example of Winning by Sharing. Nathan Eagle, a research fellow at the Santa Fe Institute, in New Mexico, is launching a project similar to Amazon's Mechanical Turk but that distributes tasks via cell phones. For example, mobile phone menus are being translated into obscure African languages, small pieces at a time, to a large number of people. Each translation earns pennies but projects a trebling of the average daily wage in some of the world's poorest countries. Read the whole thing.