# Social Sciences

- Sociology, Anthropology, Archaeology, Linguistics, Economics
 Meta Thread / Thread Starter Last Post Replies Views Views: 5,819 Announcement: Follow us on social media and spread the word about PF! Jan16-12 Pinned: Sociology of Physics: comment and indices ( 1 2 3 ... Last) Theoretical physics presents what I think is potentially an interesting bunch of sociology-of-science case studies and... Sep11-14 12:05 AM marcus 511 270,273 In response to the growing needs of our membership, we're excited to announce the restructuring our Science Education... Oct12-05 01:39 AM Moonbear 0 20,183 I loved this on the Marketplace Tech Report this morning.* Thought I’d share.* It’s all about Sony’s new Terms of... Sep20-11 04:40 PM Greg Bernhardt 0 1,815 Hey everyone, hope you’re enjoying the last bits of summer before the leaves start to fall and sweaters emerge from... Sep5-12 11:40 PM Greg Bernhardt 0 1,580 An interesting idea came up in my class last week about the future transportability of virtual world avatars into... Mar28-10 07:14 PM brainstorm 2 1,889 A few years back, you couldn’t open any newspaper, magazine or law review journal without seeing yet another article... Mar28-10 02:28 PM brainstorm 10 3,217 More... Feb25-10 08:25 AM Greg Bernhardt 1 1,433 More... Feb28-10 11:44 AM Pinu7 5 2,342 More... Feb27-10 12:31 PM Greg Bernhardt 1 1,977 More... Mar11-10 04:28 AM BenVitale 7 2,426 More... Mar4-10 11:42 AM Greg Bernhardt 1 2,065 I'm sure many of you have seen the HBO show The Wire. Personally I have just started the first season. My sister... Mar8-10 07:29 PM mheslep 12 2,869 More... Mar10-10 07:40 AM ViewsofMars 1 2,488 Update 2 (Oct. 17, 2011):*ZDNet reports*that the Missouri Senate just voted unanimously to repeal its*recently-passed... Oct18-11 05:53 AM D H 1 2,198 My sister forwarded a link to me the other day about what I think can only be cause for disaster. The two most... Oct12-10 12:49 AM John Creighto 6 2,727 The market for virtual goods continues to grow, but consumers need to take a more proactive approach to demanding... Jun29-10 11:40 AM Greg Bernhardt 0 1,463 Virtual farming craze leads to real food products available in your local 7-11 convenience store.... Jul9-10 08:58 AM Pattonias 1 1,461 Google invested $100-200 million in social gaming company. What does it mean for the future of... Jul12-10 12:42 PM John Creighto 1 1,454 I just saw this posted on Gizmodo. What’s even more funny is the analysis of the topper itself. *What would the world... Jul19-10 09:33 AM Andre 2 4,166 Habbo's 10th Anniversary marks transition of virtual worlds from hype to reliable... Jul15-10 09:30 PM Greg Bernhardt 0 1,181 Real ID is only voluntary for now, but the debate over online identity unification is nowhere near over. A look into... Jul20-10 11:40 AM Greg Bernhardt 0 1,652 If you have been following virtual worlds for a while, you probably remember when the FBI raided several casinos that... Jul29-10 03:40 AM Greg Bernhardt 0 1,706 I had to post a link to this because its just amazing.* The music itself was like a soothing nostalgia... Aug12-10 03:04 AM dreiter 1 1,442 Offensive language gets a reprieve from Court of Appeals, but rules are still vague in virtual world Terms of Use... Aug7-10 08:10 PM brainstorm 4 2,567 I’m not sure what would possess Singapore’s high Court and legal system officials**to consider using Facebook as an... Aug25-10 03:20 AM Greg Bernhardt 0 1,738 Linden Lab, the creator of Second Life, issued a revision to its Terms of Service agreement earlier this month. *The... Oct19-10 07:40 AM Greg Bernhardt 0 1,873 Just a quick post to pass along a link to a good article from Mashable about social networks especially designed for... Oct24-10 08:58 AM Siv 1 2,013 Google was in the news several times this week.* That in itself is not terribly surprising for the Internet*search... Apr3-11 10:30 PM Greg Bernhardt 0 1,407 The graphic above is part of a slideshow about Internet censorship around the world.* I wanted to give you a preview... Apr5-11 05:54 AM DanP 3 1,996 A few months ago, I wrote about a highly controversial program that was showing up in Sims all over Second Life called... Apr30-11 08:50 AM Greg Bernhardt 0 2,184 Cyber-bullying is a hot topic these days. *Many social networking sites have policies directed toward preventing... Aug9-11 09:55 PM WhoWee 2 4,158 You knew this day was coming. *We’ve known that for several years, employers have been scouring the web looking for... Jul28-11 10:28 PM WhoWee 1 3,161 I’m not sure how I missed this story when it first emerged last winter. *A company that designs and sells virtual... Aug2-11 03:00 AM Greg Bernhardt 0 1,910 As a wise man once said, knee jerk laws written after one person got away with something they shouldn’t have rarely... Aug4-11 02:14 PM Newai 1 2,974 If you’re a hardcore player of World of Warcraft, you know how stringently its parent company, Blizzard, has fought to... Oct21-11 12:27 PM Tommiber 4 3,698 Hey everyone, thanks for being a loyal reader of this blog. *I thought I’d share the good news that my law*review... Sep13-11 03:40 PM Greg Bernhardt 0 1,750 I received a link to this story from Huffington Post this morning with the apparently outrageous news that Ally Bank... Dec3-11 09:40 AM Greg Bernhardt 0 2,268 Are you looking for a way to get rich? *This isn’t the place for that; but if you are into over-sharing, this is... Apr18-12 10:05 AM Greg Bernhardt 4 3,853 Two stories I heard on the news in the last 24 hours makes me wonder if I accidentally mistook my Hyundai for a souped... Apr11-12 05:44 PM SHISHKABOB 8 3,472 This week, Netflix chose to settle a pesky class action lawsuit alleging that it violated the Video Privacy Protection... Aug4-12 05:13 PM gravenewworld 1 3,063 Two men recently met in the Fordham University library for a simple currency exchange:$3,300 for 4.7 billion... Sep7-12 06:08 AM Ryan_m_b 4 2,762 Interesting thoughts. Certainly the sample size is far too small, but maybe there is something to take away from this... Jul14-14 02:01 AM pagetheoracle 49 15,753