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Happy 30th Birthday Emoticon : – )

Today marks an interesting passage for those apt in Internet shorthand. 30 years ago today, Scott Fahlman, a computer scientist at prestigious Carnegie Mellon University, thought of a way to differentiate a joke from a serious statement on the electronic message board. What he devised (see Fahlman’s … READ MORE