Community building
Community building is a field of practices directed toward the creation or enhancement of community among individuals within a regional area (such as a neighborhood) or with a common interest. It is s...
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Social Network Algorithms Are Distorting Reality By Boosting Conspiracy Theories
Talk of Facebook's anticonservative stance is in the news, but the issue of what news social networks choose to show us is much broader than that...
L.A.'s Culture War Over the Last True Skid Row in America - Los Angeles
"Yo!" A black man in a filthy, yellow, collared shirt lies sprawled out in the middle of the Sixth Street sidewalk, out cold. No more than four inches f...
Art galleries: the last refuge of the cultural window-shopper
While bookstores and record shops close their doors, squeezed out by the online competition, the gallery still offers something the internet can’t: real-life art
Happiness and Sadness Spread Just Like Disease
There may be a literal truth underlying the common-sense intuition that happiness and sadness are contagious. A new study on the spread of emotions through social networks shows that these feelings ci...
Social Network Size Linked to Brain Size - Scientific American
How and why the volume of the orbital prefrontal cortex is related to the size of social networks
Social network
http://www.socialnomics.net/ Part of the world's most watched Social Media video series; Social Media Revolution by Erik Qualman. Based on 1 International...
Local currency
In economics, a local currency, in its common usage, is a currency not backed by a national government (and not necessarily legal tender), and intended to trade only in a particular area. As a tool o...
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Consensus reality
Consensus reality is that which is generally agreed to be reality, based on a consensus view.The difficulty with the question stems from the concern that human beings do not in fact fully understand o...
Community foundation
Community foundations (CFs) are instruments of civil society designed to pool donations into a coordinated investment and grant making facility dedicated primarily to the social improvement of a given...
Social work
Social work is a professional and academic discipline that seeks to improve the quality of life and subjective well-being of individuals, families, couples, groups, and communities through research, p...
LikeALittle
LikeALittle was a social network service launched on October 25, 2010, by Evan Reas, with the stated purpose of allowing users to post flirts about other students around campus, and make the practice ...
LikeALittle - Wikipedia
Social Network Algorithms Are Distorting Reality By Boosting Conspiracy Theories
Talk of Facebook's anticonservative stance is in the news, but the issue of what news social networks choose to show us is much broader than that...
Child Welfare
Child Protective Services (CPS) is the name of a governmental agency in many states of the United States that responds to reports of child abuse or neglect. Some states use other names, often attempt...
Community-based economics
Community-based economics or community economics is an economic system that encourages local substitution. It is most similar the lifeways of those practicing voluntary simplicity, including tradition...
Community-based economics - Wikipedia
L.A.'s Culture War Over the Last True Skid Row in America - Los Angeles
"Yo!" A black man in a filthy, yellow, collared shirt lies sprawled out in the middle of the Sixth Street sidewalk, out cold. No more than four inches f...
Art galleries: the last refuge of the cultural window-shopper
While bookstores and record shops close their doors, squeezed out by the online competition, the gallery still offers something the internet can’t: real-life art
Newgrounds
Newgrounds is an American entertainment and social media website and company. Founded on July 6, 1995 by Tom Fulp, the site presently hosts games, movies, audio and artwork in four respective hubs, or...
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Guerrilla Gardeners
Guerrilla Gardeners is an Australian television show that was broadcast on Network Ten. The show takes its name and basic premise from the guerrilla gardening environmental movement. Premiering on 18 ...
Aura's House
Aura’s House is an online grassroots project, which raises funds for needy children and their families. Specifically, Aura’s House raises funds for housing, health, income generation, and education pr...
Nepako Corporation
Nepako is a Finnish company that produce "open innovation" social networks in order to help people to share, review and develop business ideas. In June 2010, the company announced that it will open an...
Stokvel
Stokvels are invitation only clubs of twelve or more people serving as rotating credit unions or saving scheme in South Africa where members contribute fixed sums of money to a central fund on a weekl...
Social network
A social network is a social structure made up of a set of social actors (such as individuals or organizations) and a set of the dyadic ties between these actors. The social network perspective provid...
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Gathering place
A gathering place is any place where people are able to congregate. Gathering places may be public; for example, city streets, town squares, and parks; or private; for example, churches, coffee shops,...
What is a Nation?
What is a Nation? (Qu'est-ce qu'une nation?) is an 1882 lecture by French historian Ernest Renan (1823–1892), known for the statements that a nation is "a daily referendum", and that nations are based...
Reciprocity (cultural anthropology)
In cultural anthropology, reciprocity refers to the non-market exchange of goods or labour ranging from direct barter (immediate exchange) to forms of gift exchange where a return is eventually expec...