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Why does LinkedIn continue to ignore Catalan-speaking users?

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Has anybody heard of the biggest professional network in the world? It is called LinkedIn and it has caused the Latinism ‘curriculum vitae’ to be in danger of extinction. More companies and more people all the time ask for and send their ‘LinkedIn profile’ rather than that Word or PDF document, which have proved to be too difficult to update, especially nowadays when changing job is a very usual thing. LinkedIn’s success happened in parallel to the atomisation of the labour market.

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Digital Education in the Smart Cities of Catalonia

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In May 2014, Barcelona’s City Council published a Read More

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Which domain for an independent Catalonia?

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Almost every user remembers the time when the most common internet domain was ‘.com’. As new ones were appearing and becoming increasingly popular, we got used to other ‘top-level domains’ – which is their technical name – such as the ‘.org’ and the ‘.net’. Currently, a great deal of domains exist and many more will be approved, because the situation has radically changed and because a business model has also been developed around this, mainly based – I’m afraid – on privileges and speculation.

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