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Seriously, this leather-bound edition of Because Internet 😍
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Hello! In November, I wrote a very deep-dive article about the growing pains of the new emoji approval process at Unicode for Wired, featuring a graph …
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Hello! The UK edition of Because Internet came out this month! It will also be replacing the US edition in Australia, New Zealand, and other places tha…
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Hello! I wrote an op-ed for the New York Times (my first time writing there instead of being quoted!), from the perspective of 200 years in the future …
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Hello! There’s going to be an official UK edition of BECAUSE INTERNET! It’ll have a slightly different cover and subtitle, and will be coming out on Oc…
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There was a New York Times Daily review of Because Internet (paper version!). Here’s one of the very nice things that reviewer Jennifer Szalai had to s…
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Because Internet was reviewed in Science Magazine, Real Simple, Booklist, and Library Journal, in addition to last month’s reviews. Here’s what Science…
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I spent many hours this month in a soundbooth, recording my own audiobook for Because Internet! Unsurprisingly, doing all this talking gave me some lin…
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Cross-posted from All Things Linguistic. It’s my seven year blogiversary! Wow! Let’s celebrate by looking back at some of my favourite posts from the p…
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My latest article for Wired is: Coding is for everyone — as long as you speak English. (I also made a Glitch remix of the first website for it). Here’s…
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I gave a humorous speech at the Bad Ad-hoc Hypothesis fest (BAHfest MIT) about the very logical (!) reasons to make English spelling less logical. I’m …
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