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Does the universe end?

Hey guys and just to clarify, this question is directed more so in the sense of, “Is there an actual end to the universe?” So, certain models (supported by experimental evidence) assume the Universe is infinitely big and has been for the 13.7 billion years since it sprang into existence. But language throws much confusion into the … Continue reading

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The first-ever hashtag, @-reply and retweet, as Twitter users invented them

Originally posted on Quartz:
Twitter is pretty simple, but it started out even simpler. The 140-character messaging service launched on March 21, 2006 with no way to send a reply or retweet someone. And it certainly didn’t have hashtags. Those peculiar conventions, which make Twitter both irresistible and confounding today, were invented by its users.…