We Now Respond to Emoticons As If They Were Faces :-(

Dr. Owen Churches of Flinders University in Australia has learned that we are now reacting to emoticons in the same way that we would to a human face. In a study published in the Social Neuroscience Journal, it was found that when presented with images of humans, random strings of characters, and emoticons,… » 2/15/14 11:58am 2/15/14 11:58am

An emoticon future: check out this thought-provoking video by PBSoffbook, where they look at the history of the emoticon and where they are going. I for one want the future of language to be with ebooks and bots, but, y'know. » 12/06/13 9:30pm 12/06/13 9:30pm