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Your little texting runt may not be illiterate

Researchers at Coventry University in the United Kingdom conclude that textisms, the abbreviated versions of words, may have a positive affect on child literacy.

By February 23, 2009


Is the web making us illiterate? (Hello Cuil, er, Quill, er, Kool)

Does the web help reading or hinder it? No one seems to be sure.

By July 28, 2008


Defendant knocks Web illiterate juror in RIAA case

Comments made by one of the jurors who found Jammie Thomas guilty of file sharing admits to never having been on the Internet.

By October 10, 2007


An iPod Nano for the tech illiterate

You can get an iPod Nano preloaded with your 50 favorite CDs--perfect for the tech illiterate or the really lazy.

By October 24, 2006


Future of health care in developing nations tied to cell phones

From Microsoft's WinHEC conference in Los Angeles, Microsoft Chief Research and Strategy Officer Craig Mundie shows what could be the future of health care in developing nations using an example of a patient who is illiterate--but like a lot of people in developing nations today--has a cell phone.

November 1, 2007


Internet-illiterate parents hold back kids

Parents who lack Web skills could be damaging their children's education and job prospects, researchers say.

By April 28, 2005


Return of the green Luddites

CNET News.com's Declan McCullagh says the future of nanotechnology may be put in jeopardy because of well-meaning but scientifically illiterate activists.

By August 11, 2003


Java for dummies

Sanga Pages, a suite of applications, is designed to give the Java-illiterate an opportunity to write custom Java intranet applications without actually using the complex programming language.

September 17, 1996