Here are the latest posts about Tech Terms on Writers Write:
MoMA Acquires the @ Symbol (2010-06-28): MoMA's Department of Architecture and Design announced earlier this year that it acquired the @ symbol into its collection.
Study Finds Texting Lingo Doesn't Harm Spelling (2009-11-10): The Washington Post reports that a University of Alberta study found that texting probably does not mean students will become bad spellers.
Web 2.0 is One Millionth Word (2009-06-15): Web 2.0 is a word associated with Internet technologies that have a social component and user-generated content.
The Texting Life (2008-03-14): The New York Times examines
the text generation gap.
Technical Writers May Be the Future of American Literature (2007-08-14): A professor argues
that technical writers are the future of American literature.
Trapped in Emoticon Hell (2007-04-12): Leigh Buchanan of Inc.
New Zealand to Allow Text-Speak in Exams (2006-11-11): The Associated Press is reporting that New Zealand is going to high school students to use text-speaking or texting acronyms in national exams.
Tech Lingo Still Confuses People (2006-10-05): A British study found that many people are baffled by the onslaught of new tech terms.
Paul Danzer Wins Bill Orr Technical Writing Award (2005-03-20): The ARRL ("National Association of Amateur Radio") Foundation Board of Directors has selected Paul Danzer as the 2004 recipient of the Bill Orr Technical Writing Award.
Text Messaging Takes Over (2004-07-31): Hi.