wow..this is genuinely interesting - clash of a grammar/language loving society vs techno-futurists "l33t or txt spk ppl"...

Again, I see this is as another reason why a surge of blending art and technology is so vital at this time...

consider the activities of these folks:
http://iiae.utdallas.edu/
http://www.utdallas.edu/ah/atec/

--S