Tag: text

  • To Text or Not To Text: Breakup Rules

    A few days ago a good friend of mine was crushed because she had been dumped over a text message. She was  deeply saddened that someone who she loved couldn’t or wouldn’t take the time to talk with her in person. Her phone just vibrated, then the axe dropped: ‘Sorry this is not working out, […]

  • WTF!?! IBM patents shorthand speak! PPCG BBQ FTW LMAO!

    As it seems to reason, all shorthand textual communication is now patented by IBM. At least this is the conclusion I came to after reading the following on TechDirt– theodp writes “The USPTO has granted IBM a patent covering the Resolution of Abbreviated Text in an Electronic Communications System, lawyer-speak for translating “IMHO” to “In […]