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The Totally Real Text Convo Peyton And Eli Manning Had About Tom Brady

The Huffington Post | John Trowbridge | Posted 01.27.2016 | Comedy

Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos take on Tom Brady and the New England Patriots this Sunday in the AFC championship game. The winner moves on to...

The Panicked Thoughts You Have When Someone Doesn't Text You Back

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 01.12.2016 | Comedy

In the age of texting, our crazy dating thoughts have evolved right alongside our cell phones. Why aren't they texting me back? Who do they even ...

The Dangers Of Texting While Parenting

PBS | Caroline Bologna | Posted 12.17.2015 | Parents

Picture this: A family vacation in the Caribbean. Powder white sand, turquoise waves. Eraina Reed’s son plays in the surf as the water washes o...

OMG! Happy 23rd Birthday To The Text Message

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 12.03.2015 | Fifty

You probably have never heard of Neil Papworth even though 23 years ago he did something that revolutionized how we "talk" to people -- and some...

It's Time to Talk Tough About Texting...

David Toussaint | Posted 09.24.2015 | New York
David Toussaint

Because it's not my responsibility to maneuver to one side of the street, often against a building or the pavement, when you are about to run into me, nor to tell you to "look out" to avoid a collision. You are not five.

How To Fall In Love With Letters, According To A Typography Icon

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.11.2015 | Arts

Have you ever fallen in love with a word? Not for its meaning or the way it rolls off your tongue. Not for the idea it communicates or the vision it ...

The International WiFi Struggle

College Tourist | Posted 07.13.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

It all sounds trivial, but I've made friends with Germans in Amsterdam, bonded with Kiwis in Copenhagen and gotten to know Brits in Madrid all because we were trying to figure out how to log in to the hostel's WiFi.

From Emoticons to Emoji: The New Punctuation

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 06.01.2015 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Less is more, especially with texts, which are meant 2 b short. The great advantages of texting and email are the three e's: They're easy, effective and effortless. But the downside of electronic messaging is the lack of nuance.

Proofreaders, Are You Missing These Easy Fixes?

Rob Reinalda | Posted 05.19.2015 | Books
Rob Reinalda

You're perusing it, admiring your handiwork. Then you see it. Ack! A rudimentary, easily fixed error is there in the text. It's standard-size type, but to your eyes it's in 54-point Bodoni Bold. And somehow, it's underlined. Blinking, too. Maybe even chuckling softly.

Chasing Glances

Bryan Reimer | Posted 05.16.2015 | Technology
Bryan Reimer

Today's connected world is bound to become even more complex, as devices with screens become even more pervasive. Brands and advertisers will need to work harder to grab your attention -- and legible type is key.

Writing Handwritten Letters Each Month: What Will It Bring You?

Janet Kinosian | Posted 03.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Janet Kinosian

I'm writing five handwritten pen and ink letters to people each month for 12 months and see what comes of it. No typing as I somehow feel that would be cheating. And definitely no cards. Flat paper stationary and ink pens held with fingers. I want to remember what it's like talking to someone directly on paper with a pen in my hand.

7 Magic Words To Stop Someone From Lying To You

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 09.05.2014 | Science

You know the awful feeling that someone is lying to you? Here's how to stop falsehoods in their tracks, according to science. In a 2012 experiment,...

How to Connect With Busy People

Craig Chalquist, Ph.D. | Posted 10.04.2014 | Business
Craig Chalquist, Ph.D.

Sometimes it's the luck of the draw, but sometimes the request is made ineffectively, wasting the time of someone who doesn't have much to waste. Here are some tips for successfully reaching busy people.

This Is The Perfect Response To Anyone Who Needs More 'Space'

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.28.2014 | Divorce

Next time someone tells you they need a little "space" -- which we all know is code for "I want to break up but don't have the guts to do it right now...

So You Want to Start An English-Language News Site?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 08.25.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Friends and acquaintances across the Middle East/North Africa region often ask for advice on matters related to journalism, media in general, ethics, and how to prepare young people for this very exciting and ever-changing field.

'Game Of Thrones' With Texting Is Beyond Awesome

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 05.13.2014 | TV

Texts are coming. The Sunday, May 11, "Game of Thrones" episode, "The Laws of Gods and Men," was insane, but it would have been even more insane wi...

Texting: The Relationship Killer

Hannah Barbakoff | Posted 06.25.2014 | Women
Hannah Barbakoff

Yes, I want them to initiate conversations so I'm not always doing it. But there is a fine line between being a good texter with game, and an annoying texter. Does this sound confusing and borderline impossible to get right? Exactly. You can't win.

TOC: Steve Tomasula's Brilliant Literary Time Machine

Illya Szilak | Posted 04.16.2014 | Books
Illya Szilak

We live in a time when the physical object of the book is giving way to an apparently immaterial, eternally renewable electronic version. Steve Tomasula's multimedia novel TOC utilizes the same technology that has fostered this shift to create a compelling work about the nature of time.

Relationships in 2014: Ours Is A Society That Could Use a Hug

Robert Hall | Posted 03.24.2014 | Weddings
Robert Hall

Distrusted, disengaged, lonely -- it is what you would expect from a society increasingly going it alone.

Critical Reviews of the Text Message "Hy you up?" Sent by Matt Ingebretson at 12:37 a.m.

Matt Ingebretson | Posted 03.16.2014 | Comedy
Matt Ingebretson

"Breathtaking... a profound work of subtlety. Bravely written and sent. A must respond text." -Entertainment Weekly

Brave New Auto-Corrected World: Engineering Life One Letter at a Time

Nancy Colier | Posted 02.05.2014 | Media
Nancy Colier

In addition to designing and mutating reality, the auto-corrector is now contributing yet another mirror to the funhouse that is human communication.

The Power Of Words On City Walls

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 11.13.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Brief Analog Messages On Walls Ape Our Digit-Driven Discourse Whether satire, slogan, or soliloquy, the anonymous street scribe shapes our experien...

Last Minute Itis: Are Our Smartphones Turning Us Into Ill-Mannered Cads?

Nancy Colier | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Nancy Colier

We leave our lives forever loose, with the option always present that if something better comes up or we change our mind, we're out. We live in a constant state of "we'll see."

An Open Letter to Cyberbullies

Mark Weinstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

You, the faceless one, who hides behind empty words. You, the unhappy one, spreading your misery through harassment and humiliation. You, the angry one, trying to feel powerful by intimidating others with your hate. I refuse to let you hurt me.

How Is My Learning? Proposing An Annual Jewish Learning Checkup

Rabbi Mishael Zion | Posted 07.13.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Mishael Zion

On Shavuot night, thousands of Jews will place learning at the center of Jewish life, encountering texts and ideas late into the night, across Jewish practices and ideologies. What does it mean to take Jewish learning into the year?