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College parties in the US and Diploma Mills in the Czech Republic

The American university system is, as the saying goes, wasted on the young. Reading is down, writing is down and so not surprisingly learning seems to be down too. With the ridiculous rising costs of college these days this doesn’t … Continue reading

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Does The Old World Have Anything To Teach Us About Social Networks?

Most European languages distinguish between an informal and formal “you.” Those of us who speak English learned about this when we studied the tongues of the old continent. When addressing people you don’t know, or simple acquaintances, use the formal … Continue reading

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Analogy of the Day

From a really interesting article on social graphs by Maciej Ceglowski. He’s pretty dissatisfied with current versions: You might almost think that the whole scheme had been cooked up by a bunch of hyperintelligent but hopelessly socially naive people, and … Continue reading

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