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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?

Beyond Skeuomorphism: What's Next for Magazines?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.25.2013 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

The real question is: with bigger smartphones and smaller tablets, what's to become of content and how do you reinvent it? That and countless other q...

Improv Everywhere the Documentary Premieres at SXSW 2013 (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.14.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Backed by Kickstarter, Adams originally planned to release the film online but as he started meeting more people from the group, he grasped what the movie would really be about, which was the evolution of the group and the creative transitions from text to photo to HD video.

RUN to Merci-Mercy: Presented by Vladimir Restoin-Roitfeld and Christine Messineo

Malcolm Harris | Posted 04.01.2013 | Arts
Malcolm Harris

Last week, I attended a press preview for the latest offering of Vladimir Restoin Roitfeld and his co-curator, Christine Messineo, via a photo that simply read Merci-Mercy.

Seven Design Tips for Making Great Infographics

Karl Gude | Posted 01.17.2013 | Media
Karl Gude

Bad design does irreversible harm to an infographic. It trivializes good content (for the rare visitor who chooses to wade through the ugliness and confusion instead of fleeing in horror at the sight of it) and reflects badly on you and your business.

Text War: Competing For My College Daughter's Attention

Amy Ruhlin | Posted 12.13.2012 | Fifty
Amy Ruhlin

When my daughter was in high school, she told me about a college friend who always made sure that if she texted one parent she would also text the other because if she did not, one parent would feel left out. I thought this was ridiculous. Now she is in college. "Did you get a text today?" I ask my husband.

New Technology Allows Deaf-Blind People To Send Texts

Posted 04.22.2013 | Science

By: InnovationNewsDaily Staff Published: 04/07/2012 09:45 AM EDT on InnovationNewsDaily So far the products produced using remote-touch technolo...

What's The Worst Lie You've Told Via Text?

Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 09.06.2013 | Women

It's 10 pm. Several friends are out and waiting for you, but you're still in pajamas and can't seem to bring yourself to leave the couch. What do you ...

Activists Send Tacos To 'Racist' Mayor

Posted 01.27.2012 | Good News

East Haven, Connecticut, Mayor Joseph Maturo, Jr. ruffled a lot of feathers this week when he told a reporter that he would address Latinos' concerns ...

Verizon 'Emergency' Text Alert Causes Panic In New Jersey

AP | DAVID PORTER | Posted 02.11.2012 | Technology

NEWARK, N.J. — Not quite the "War Of The Worlds" broadcast of a Martian invasion in New Jersey, a Verizon "emergency" alert Monday that the comp...

What Are Smartphones Doing To Our Relationships?

Nancy Colier | Posted 01.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

I suppose that I too am guilty (if that's the right word) of avoiding contact, or taking the easy way out. And so I asked myself, what are we all so afraid of? The easy way out of what?

Text Message Fighting

Toni Nagy | Posted 11.14.2011 | Comedy
Toni Nagy

Part of me feels as if texting has improved my ability to stay in touch, while another part says you aren't actually saying anything, while the third part of me wants to text the other two parts of me to meet up for drinks later.

Connecting Through Texting: Saving Women's Lives With Social Media

Sarah Costa | Posted 06.21.2011 | Impact
Sarah Costa

After 15 years of combating maternal mortality and disability in humanitarian settings at the policy level, it's time to do more than work on policies; we now need to improve the practice.

Phone Friends: Headed Toward Extinction?

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Aided and abetted by new technologies, phone calls and phone friends are becoming a dying breed. More people are switching to text messaging, which is less intrusive and less time-consuming.