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Links of interest: networked reality, the global zeitgeist, and a gathering of cultural chameleons

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Families in global transition get together. Now that our digital and physical worlds have meshed, how do we evolve? The problem of nailing universality when you’re too damn exotic.

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Debating what-not-to-do in Istanbul

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After seven years in this heavily visited megalopolis, I even the score on what not to do in Istanbul. Among the surprises: don’t drink the tea.

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I dream of GenY: in sync with today’s 20-something worldview

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When birth year alone means a Baby Boomer would always occupy an entry-level position in her cultural generation, GenY brings the status quo rebellion she seeks.

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expat+HAREM becomes an archive

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expat+HAREM is now an evergreen neoculture discussion archive. GlobalNiche.net is our new, hands-on life-work initiative to put into practice expat+HAREM theories. Join us there!

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Authority abroad: what it takes to become your own expat icon

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Larger-than-life expat personalities seem in tune with far-flung surroundings, and able to produce their best work out of foreign atmospheres.

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Who owns polish, and is accessibility superficial?

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Who owns polish? Growing up in a countercultural town, the presentation of Madison Avenue and Hollywood seemed like subversive tools of the establishment.

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Hybrid ambassadors blog-ring and Dialogue2010 podcast roundtable

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A series of dynamic, real-time conversations on Twitter, blog-rings and podcast roundtables on topics relevant to hybrid lifestylers and the global community.

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Winged etiquette: do manners travel?

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“Manners are your passport to the world” say the etiquette queens. Yet, are manners culture blind?

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Disposable liaisons of the traveling class: the questionable cultural exports of sexpats and sex pilgrims

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Hot-and-bothered globetrotters….which cultural product are sex tourists exporting?

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Reacting to taboo: how avoidance can make us complicit

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Taboo’s unintended cloaking effect: we banish from our thoughts the most unimaginable human acts, making us blind to them in our midst.

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