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Geosocial Dating

Contributor Kaj Hasselriis takes us into the world of Grindr, a dating app for gay men that is based purely on geosocial dating - making matches based on who is physically closest to you right now.

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Spark Dirty Web Secrets, the Politics of Memes, In Favour of Paper, No More Bosses, and Looks Like Music Nov 17, 2013 | 53:59Limor Shifman on the politics of memes. Yuri Suzuki on music, robots, and dyslexia. Bruce Mau Design in favour of paper. Ryan Carson on the no boss workplace. We Asked the Question: Boss/No Boss? Harry Brignull on the web's dirty secrets.
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