Creating An Engaging Community At Mikode
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Consider the processes that individuals follow when moving from a non-member to an actively participating member in your online community. Visitors who have found your community, either by word of mouth or via a search engine will investigate whether this is a suitable community for them to join in. They will base their decision on […]

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Community Discussion About Decency
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Ten Years ago I published the following article. I am publishing it again, here today, as I believe it is just as pertinent in 2015 as it was in 2005. At a fundraising dinner for a school that serves learning disabled children, the father of one of the students delivered a speech that would never […]

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The Deadly HIV Outbreak In Indiana Linked To Painkiller Abuse And Use Of …
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On Wednesday, the state health official issued several warnings against the use of shared needles, drug injections, any engagement with the commercial sex workers and unprotected sex as a part of control measures to manage the outbreak of the deadly …

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Record number of overdoses as heroin epidemic hits WA
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The spike has prompted concerns from drug experts and advocates about a flood of more potent heroin onto Perth streets, but WA Police has not issued any warnings about the recent increase in narcotic overdoses, with methamphetamines remaining one of …

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The suppression of free speech on university campuses is reaching epidemic …
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Students' unions are now lobbying for universities to allow students to opt out of difficult topics and place “trigger warnings” on course texts which contain anything potentially upsetting. Intellectual life itself is being painted as dangerous …

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