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‘Game of Thrones’ Fans on Duolingo Are Geeking Out in High Valyrian

In July 2017, the app Duolingo went live with the beta version of a new language to learn: High Valyrian, an ancient — and fictional — tongue spoken…

Facebook Is Already a Social Network for the Dead

Maybe heaven is a place on earth. But if so, it’s certainly wanting. It doesn’t quite feel like San Junipero, the fictional party town in…

Could an App Help You Stop Fighting About Chores?

Men typically excel at both playing and inventing pointless competitive games, but one man has potentially done civilization a solid and applied his gamification skills…

Texting Is Out. Spontaneous FaceTime Is In.

Priya Mittal, a 19-year-old freshman at Brown University, lives for spontaneous FaceTimes. She’ll be at the library in the middle of her Intro Economics problem…