The 7 deadly sins of instant messaging

It’s convenient, connecting you to faraway buddies with little cost. It
’s safe, releasing you from the worry of looking pretty or sounding sexy. And its deliciously fun.
Despite the benefits, instant messaging can turn you into a mindless chat drone. Too much chatting replaces real interactions and, soon, people turn into pixels.

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The AudioFile: Understanding MP3 compression

It’s one of the most popular and controversial file types in the world, but most explanations of its workings are either blindingly simplistic or overwhelmingly technical. Learn about the workings of MP3 without a second Ph.D. in this guide.

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