Crying with laughter over the word that isn't a word? Emojis have taken over conversations on social media, with Twitter and Facebook testing new emoji responses. Also, Pandora plans to join in the on-demand music trend, and Zune is gone for good.
Crying with laughter over the word that isn't a word? Emojis have taken over conversations on social media, with Twitter and Facebook testing new emoji responses. Also, Pandora plans to join the on-demand music trend, and Zune is indeed gone for good.
The Oxford Dictionaries has declared the most important addition to the lexicon for the year, but for the first time ever, it's not actually a word.
The Oxford Dictionary welcomes a swarm of new entries, including matcha, mecha, subreddit and manic pixie dream girl.
Slang terms "clickbait," "normcore," and "mansplain" lose to "vape" as Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year, which proves electronic cigarettes might not be a drag.
The company and venerable university will work together to advance the field of machine learning.
Technically Incorrect: Researchers at Oxford University survey students and learn that Facebook friendship isn't necessarily friendship at all.
Now you can "humblebrag" for knowing that "binge-watch," "side boob," "douchebaggery," "fandom," and other well-known slang terms are officially in Oxford Dictionaries.
Technically Incorrect: Microsoft's Project Oxford claims to identify the real emotions behind pictures of faces. So I experimented with it and discovered I'm not who I thought I was.
Technically Incorrect: Citing an extreme example, an Oxford University professor says the biggest fear is that robots will be smarter than us, and by misinterpreting our commands, might have very different definitions of happiness.