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Columnists
Sep 21, 2016

In praise of stickers and emojis

The ideograms of Chinese, Egyptian and Sumerian texts all demonstrate how powerful a picture-based language can be. Maybe all we've really done with emojis is come full circle.
Columnists
May 25, 2016

Here comes Parsey McParseface

Google announced a lot of fascinating stuff at its annual I/O developers' conference but two things really jumped out: it's serious about VR and it's leveraging its natural language and search data.
Columnists
May 4, 2016

An elegy for computer languages past

A new TV show about the early days of the personal computer revolution evokes memories of Commodore 64s and the last time amateurs could bend a modern graphic user interface computer to their will.
Columnists
Apr 6, 2016

The bots are coming

Last week was a great time to be a bot. Everybody was talking about you, especially Microsoft. But what exactly is a bot and what does it mean for digital technology?

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