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Use of The City as a metaphor for the Internet/Web

I am looking for examinations of the Internet and World Wide Web that use the structure and/or history of the city as a metaphor. [more inside]
posted by 0bvious on Apr 12, 2013 - 9 answers

Emotional Intelligence

What are some books, personal essays, articles, and videos that explore emotional intelligence and resilience as skills that can be developed in neurotypical people?
posted by jsturgill on Mar 5, 2013 - 4 answers

I need help locating an article about how single men are more successful than married men.

Looking for an article regarding the fact that single men are responsible for more social breakthroughs than are married men/fathers. [more inside]
posted by myodometer on Oct 3, 2009 - 3 answers

How to express condolences with estranged neighbor?

Our somewhat estranged neighbors just lost their 19 y/o son in a tragic accident. How do we communicate our sympathies? [more inside]
posted by keith0718 on Sep 12, 2009 - 28 answers

When friends use social media badly

I have a friend who just discovered new social media and he has no boundaries. How can I tell him to back off without hurting his feelings? [more inside]
posted by micawber on Apr 20, 2009 - 40 answers

How Can I Help You?

If you work (or have in recent memory) in a service position, what are the pet peeves/annoyances you remember most that people in general can fix? No matter if you're a dentist, waiter, teacher, or used car salesman, let us know (: [more inside]
posted by Precision on Jun 20, 2008 - 57 answers

Social Entreprenuership in Print

What are some good books and magazines related to social enterprise, social entrepreneurship, and the Fourth Sector? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Oct 9, 2007 - 4 answers

Social class specific first names ?

Social class specific first names ? Are there in the US any specific trends regarding the choice of first names related to the social class ? [more inside]
posted by vincentm on Nov 15, 2005 - 23 answers

Making Friends

How do you make friends?
posted by the fire you left me on Jul 9, 2004 - 31 answers

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