This is a great video from an excellent book by Steven Johnson called Where Good Ideas Come From.
The Technological Singularity: Potential Effects on the Human Experience
Many think that technological intelligence will soon affect human life more than we have ever imagined. These advancements may even be able to fundamentally transform what it means to be human. Is this really possible? Is it already happening? Author,…Read More
Emoticons, Internet Acronyms, and other Digital Lingo
We’ve all seen them. The ubiquitous smiley face, with a colon for eyes, and the left parenthesis as a smile 🙂 It’s called an emoticon; a combination of the words emotion and icon. They are used everywhere in our virtual…Read More
The Evolution of Human Communication in a Post-Digital Age: Emoticons, Internet Slang, and Texting
Do emoticons, internet slang, and texts affect the way we communicate? Even just 15 years ago, I wasn’t texting and web chatting at the rate I am today. It wasn’t that the technologies weren’t available – they were – but…Read More