IBM Computer System Able To Detect Writing Tone

by Thomas McKinley

Your words are treasures that you share to your readers. As a writer, however, you have to choose carefully what to share, lest your words come across contrary to your intended message. IBM has developed a question answering computer system called Watson Tone Analyzer that uses “linguistic analysis to detect and interpret emotional, social, and […]

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Steven Pinker’s 6 Tips To Becoming a Better Writer – Part 1

by Thomas McKinley

Much has been said about the tricks of the trade in writing. Just how are these 6 tips by renowned Canadian-born American psychologist Steven Pinker any different? These guidelines are formulated based on how the brain works, thereby exploring the science—not just the art of writing. Named as one of the “top 100 most eminent […]

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9 Famous Authors on Love

by Thomas McKinley

With the nearing Valentine’s Day looming to yet glorify our traditional, unattainable notion of love, there’s nothing like unconventional ideas about this most sought after feeling from people who feel things more deeply and elucidate them with the right words. Some authors, adept at constructing imaginary stories, portray a harder grip on the reality of […]

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Typing Slowly Linked to Better Writing

by Thomas McKinley

“Slow and steady wins the race” may also apply to writing. A recent study conducted by the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, suggested that typing slowly may result in better writing chops. Researchers of the study found that participants who typed essays using only one hand fared better in their writing than those who […]

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