I was on a zoom board meeting in early July and one of the board members started whipping out cards instead of interrupting. I captured the moment because I thought it was awesome.
from Fred Wilson’s daily email recently
In the early days of email, we had no emoticons, but we did have text equivalents (hence the shortcuts on our keyboards for emoticons now). I was that “grown up” who used :) (smileys) to add to my email…