29 Mar '13, 6pm

@Patrick_Mannion Great article! Tweet if you're an engineer! EEs going social!

I was giving a final review of the proceedings for the up-coming DESIGN West conference today, before it went to the printer, and I came across this session title, “I <3 Android .” I thought it was a typo, or some errant Android code. I instant-messaged a colleague (we were in the midst of another interminable conference call) and he clarified, with a big hearty – yet subtly condescending – OMG and LOL, that it meant, “I love Android,” but of course y’all knew that, right? If I had seen it in a text from my daughter, I probably would have figured it out pretty quickly. However, context is everything, so to come across it in a ‘professional’ setting, within a typically ‘functional’ conference guide, I was taken a bit off guard. But I should have known better. Social media, and all its codes and shortcuts, has caught fire, even among engineers, who tend to be viewed as, well...

Full article: http://www.edn.com/electronics-blogs/other/4410929/-Tweet...

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