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SemanticWill
2007

The Third Place: We're designing it now.

Christina wrote:

It brings up the question "Are Social Networks, Media and Software the
new third place?"

Where does one go to assuage loneliness or boredom? Do you open Twitter?
Swing by Facebook? Is email a third place?

22 Sep 2007 - 2:35pm
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Cwodtke
2004

The Third Place: We're designing it now.

http://www.joelonsoftware.com/articles/BuildingCommunitieswithSo.html

Reading Joel on Software's Building Communities with Software
"The social scientist Ray Oldenburg talks about how humans need a
third place, besides work and home, to meet with friends, have a beer,
discuss the events of the day, and enjoy some human interaction.

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