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John Morris
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Is it a "Place" or just a "Development". And what makes a Place?
 
What really makes a place? Here's one sort of investigation.. http://plancharlotte.org/story/place-making-urban-design-charlotte-harrisburg-birkdale-noda
I’ve been struggling with the question of what exactly makes a place feel like "a place." You may be baffled by that language, but if you think about it, you probably recognize that being in differe...
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A thoughtful article on Google+. Interesting concepts and conclusions. For example:

"Why is Google+ is the genesis of a social backbone? The simple answer is that it’s the first system to combine a flexible enough social model with a widespread user base, and a company for whom exclusive ownership of the social graph isn’t essential to their business."

http://radar.oreilly.com/2011/07/google-plus-social-backbone.html
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When I see someone with hair dyed to match their clothes I am always impressed. The commitment to wearing shades of fuchsia, the fidelity! But what about the other clothes in their wardrobe? Perhaps there are no other clothes - what a beautiful wardrobe to behold. I want to see that wardrobe. 
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Black coffee from AMT - best in the station. Feeling the footbridge undulate under your feet as the coffee is prepared - disconcerting. 
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Agree, AMT is definitely the best coffee. Am always going past at full speed, though, on the way from platform 4b to platform 5 - never get to try it!
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Typical. LoveFilm send me The Social Network just as everyone moves to Google+. 
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Baffled. Clicking a +1 within Google+ is different to clicking a +1 next to a Google search result. Right? So what about when +1s start to appear within sites, next to the Facebook and Twitter buttons? How will they behave?
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