It's a place with no entrance, no floor or tables or bar, just a procession of people that I never knew existed. I make my way down the line, discovering faces and quickly passing them by – always moving forward, moving on. They’re road signs along a highway. Blips on a heart monitor. A metronome for modern love.

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We're hiring an Interaction Designer in New York

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Made by Many’s New York team is looking for a Interaction Designer to create beautiful and thoughtful digital products that have a lasting impact. Your role will be to ensure the design vision excels throughout the lifetime of a project. You will be collaborating very closely with clients, users and developers from prototyping to releasing final, high-quality interaction designs.

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Unbillable hours #10

Unbillable Hours is our weekly round-up of what we're doing when we're not working on client projects, plus our most-talked-about Slack links.

Yep, another week, another Unbillable Hours and it's me again to give you the run down of what's been doing the rounds in NYC and London this week.

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Unbillable hours #9

For our first Unbillable of 2015, we are taking a considered look at things that matter—and raising an eyebrow to the things we aren't sure of just yet. We are thinking about pro-aging adverts, freedom of speech, empathy, human bonds, anti-toxic engineering teams, mental health, team members who get it done, and technophants.

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Digital tools for tackling loneliness in a human way

A recent BBC survey has found that 4 million people in the UK expect to spend most of Christmas day alone. This isn't just a problem at this time of year. One in ten people over 65 say they feel lonely all or most of the time. So, how can we as individuals tackle loneliness, and can technology help?

A common response when digital is suggested as a solution in this area is that it can't help older people who aren't online, or it makes loneliness worse. I'm interested in which digital tools we can use to enable more relationships to be created and nurtured, rather than replacing personal interaction. Here are three small ideas about how tech can be used in this way. I'd love to hear from you if you have more examples.

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