Schlagwort-Archiv: Kommunikation

Big Teach does not like Donkeys.

So, who gets to vote on whether an emoji is included in that universal lexicon? There are currently 12 full voting members who pay $18,000 a year for the privilege. Nine of them are United States multinational tech companies: Oracle, IBM, Microsoft, Adobe, Apple, Google, Facebook, Shopify, and Netflix.

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The decision makers along the way are generally male, white, and engineers.

emojination.org

Whatsdisappearing.

The first reaction people had was to think something bad had happened to me, some of them even thought I was dead. Then something socially curious happened: everybody started speaking to each other on Facebook and WhatsApp to try to figure out what was wrong. Some of them even contacted my family multiple times. They all had my phone number, email address and other ways of contacting me. However, none of them did. It was like I had exited the matrix, and was living in another reality.

alvarez.io: Living Like It's 99: No Social Media, No Smartphone

PDF drop.

Professor privilege of the day: interrupting a zoom talk by dropping your own paper into the "Everyone" chat room.

Raumreferenz.

Consider this sentence: Sue invited Anna for dinner. She proposed to meet on Monday. In spoken language, the word she could refer either to Sue or Anna. A signing person however can resolve this ambiguity: they will place Sue and Anna at two points in space and explicitly refer to one of them by pointing to her location.

Iris Proff: What happens if you grow up without language?

Calling is not blogging.

For example, if you forgot to call your father for 3 weeks, it does not make sense to call him 3 times in a single day to make up for it.

The Org Manual: 8.3.2 Repeated tasks

Twittratn.

Social media updates from the riders are a bit sparse, it seems that they are all too busy riding bikes. Can't think why.

Dotwatcher.cc: Race Around The Netherlands - Day 1 - The beginning

C Email O.

I read a lot more email than I write, because what my job really is — in the end, my job is to say no.

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So commit messages to me are almost as important as the code change itself.

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A lot of open source in general is about communication. And part of it is the commit messages, part of it is just the email going back and forth. Communicating what you're trying to do or communicating why something doesn't work for you is really important.

Linus Torvalds: 'I Do No Coding Any More'

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