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The troubling lexicon of texting love

While some are blaming technology for an increase in one night stands, perhaps it's simply the brevity with which people communicate by phone that suggests swift progress to sexual congress.

By February 14, 2012


Parsing Facebook's new lexicon (Q&A)

Gi Fernando of Techlightenment explains what "Read," "Watch," "Listen," and "Buy"--Facebook's new platform changes--mean for brands and consumers.

By October 5, 2011


Daily Debrief: Can IT get the Web 2.0 lexicon right?

Why are big IT-focused companies like Cisco and Oracle reshaping their products to appeal to a Web-conditioned generation? ZDNet Editor in Chief Larry Dignan joins Charles Cooper on the CNET News Daily Debrief for a conversation about this accelerating trend.

By September 24, 2008


Lexicon: Meet Facebook's answer to Google Zeitgeist

Members will be able to search for phrases on the site to see just how often they were talked about in public "wall" posts, according to the company. Cool or voyeuristic? Could be both.

By April 15, 2008


A computer scientist who doesn't include 'give up' in his lexicon

When I finally make my exit from this world, I hope I have a fraction of the courage of Randy Pausch.

By April 3, 2008


TransProse turns literature into music

Ever wondered what your favourite novels sound like? Forget audiobooks -- this project transposes literature into music.

By May 19, 2014


Tell the time with the faces of Doctor Who

It's 10 minutes till Tom Baker! A watch-face app for Pebble indicates the time of day with the faces of the Doctor.

By February 4, 2014


Official Seattle tweeter to commuters: You're scumbags

It seems that the people with tweeting power at Seattle's Department of Transportation thought it funny to offer Scumbag Steve hats to those rubbernecking on a bridge. Oh.

By May 6, 2014


AI composes poetry in the style of the classics

An AI created by a PhD student at MIT analyses the work of poets to choose the best words for new works that could have been written by the original authors.

By January 28, 2014