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What Was The Office?

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    The Open-Plan Office Was an Auditory DisasterTo quiet the din, consider a 1976 Acoustic Conditioner.
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    Remember the Office?A look back at 150 years of cubicles, corner offices, all-nighters, and the holiday party.
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    The Infinite Semiotics of the Office BathroomIt is an unavoidable intersection of power and poop.
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    What It Was Like to Work at The Paris Review in the 1980sA few of the people we discovered became famous; many did not.
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    Scandals, Murders, and Innovations in One Iconic New York City OfficeThe Equitable Building is not as famous as the Chrysler, the Empire State, or even the Flatiron. But it changed the city in countless ways.
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    Looking Back at the Truly Debauched Office Holiday PartyAfter cocktails in the conference room, it could get a little sleazy.
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    How the Office Has Become a Prime Site for MisconductIts very structure protects predators.
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    The Exquisite Pleasure of a Dead-End JobThe dirty deeds, office drama, and pay irregularities of a starter job.
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    The Subtle Art of the Executive AssistantThe role occupies a peculiar place in the modern office.
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    Why Is Office Lighting So Bad?Fluorescents were terrible. But LEDs can drive you insane.
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    New York City Made the OfficeAnd the office, in turn, made modern New York.
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    What It Was Like to Work for Ruth Bader Ginsburg“We hired a college student to take care of the babies during the day. We had playpens and cribs and baby carriages.”
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    The History of the Work SpouseYou call her your work wife, and here I must ask you: why?
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    Six Municipal Workers on Going Back to the Cubicle“Those elevators are packed like a can of sardines.”