Scott Fahlman

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Name: Scott Fahlman
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Why the White House is Using Emojis

On Wednesday, the White House Council of Economic Advisors released a report about the status of Millennials across the nation, touching on education, debt and healthcare rates.The report is modeled after a listicle typical of Buzzfeed or BoredPanda—" ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Meet the man who invented the emoticon ... in 1879

In 1982, computer scientist Scott Fahlman became the first person to suggest that typing the characters ":-)" or ":-(" could be used to express a happy or sad face, and therefore display a sense of emotion. On that fateful day the now-ubiquitous emoticon ... [Published Mother Nature Network - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

In Praise of Emoticons :-)

There are certain things so ubiquitous—things we all have used and enjoyed like we share equal ownership over them—that it is hard to imagine any single mortal person creating them. Things like this: : – ) But the emoticon, that display of feeling ... [Published TIME.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

History for September 19

History for September 19 - On-This-Day.com Adam West 1928, Mike Royko 1932, Bill Medley (Righteous Brothers) 1940 "Mama" Cass Elliott (The Mamas and Papas) 1943, Joan Lunden 1951, Jim Abbott 1967 1777 - The Battle of Saratoga was won ... [Published MuskegonPundit - Sep 19 2014]

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Why the White House is Using Emojis [Published Atlantic Monthly - Oct 10 2014]
Meet the man who invented the emoticon ... in 1879 [Published Mother Nature Network - Sep 25 2014]
In Praise of Emoticons :-) [Published TIME.com - Sep 19 2014]
History for September 19 [Published MuskegonPundit - Sep 19 2014]
Human Brains Now Understand Smiley Emoticon Lik... [Published Popular Science - Feb 10 2014]
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In Praise of Emoticons :-) [Published TIME.com - Sep 19 2014]
There are certain things so ubiquitous—things we all have used and enjoyed like we share equal ownership over them—that it is hard to imagine any single mortal person creating them. Things like this: : – ) But the emoticon, that display of feeling ...
History for September 19 [Published MuskegonPundit - Sep 19 2014]
History for September 19 - On-This-Day.com Adam West 1928, Mike Royko 1932, Bill Medley (Righteous Brothers) 1940 "Mama" Cass Elliott (The Mamas and Papas) 1943, Joan Lunden 1951, Jim Abbott 1967 1777 - The Battle of Saratoga was won ...
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