[ExI] need a new word/suffix
pharos at gmail.com
Thu Jan 14 10:13:25 UTC 2016
On 14 January 2016 at 01:29, William Flynn Wallace wrote:
> I am hoping that this generation of Tweeters will change the language
> dramatically in the direction we are talking about. They are talking about
> the disappearance of cursive writing and I too think that's good, though
> some writing will be with us forever, I think. As soon as programs like
> Dragon Speaking get really good, we will no longer use our thumbs to write
> on our cell phones, and may move away from the keyboard entirely, as who can
> type as fast as he can talk? And if AI gets as good as some predict, we
> won't have to do a lot of editing when we speak into a computer.
Speed isn't everything. Quality matters.
Twitter seems to produce a very low level of communication.
Some authors still prefer cursive writing. Probably because it forces
them to spend time thinking about what they are writing.
Dictation produces a different style of writing. And when transcribed
to text you lose all the voice inflexions. shrugs, and other
Even typing in haste produces errors. (Though readers cannot hear the
screams of rage as you type). :)
Rereading and using the spellcheck should be made a habit.
Sometimes I even 'sleep on it'. Rereading something in the cold light
of day can often cause a rewrite.
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