Let robots add that ‘personal’ touch to greeting cards

Communication today is faster and more ephemeral than ever. We fire off e-mails, skip punctuation in our texts, and watch our photos and messages vanish in seconds on Snapchat.

Digital tools have made communicating easier but not necessarily more thoughtful, and this bothered Sonny Caberwal, an entrepreneur. “We’re in a rush to make everything disappear,” he said.

Receiving a physical, handwritten thank-you note or letter these days feels special, but it also requires some work. “You have to assemble all the pieces,” Caberwal said — including paper, a pen, the recipient’s address, an envelope and a stamp — and then the note has to be written and mailed, all of which is time-consuming.

Handwriting Robot Can Send Christmas Cards Using Nikola Tesla's Style

Getting a Christmas card is wonderful, but actually writing them out is a pain. Bond, a New York City startup, promises a solution. The company takes samples of a customer's handwriting and feeds it into a machine that mimics the original. CEO Sonny Caberwal is excited about the prospect of consumers using the service to send Christmas cards, but the possibilities are more wide-ranging.

Girlfriends find power in greeting cards

Loveland poet, speaker and entrepreneur Dixie Daly thinks of positive sayings on the fly as she embodies her new greeting card line.

"I chose to live in the positive part of life," Daly said. "I live in gratitude, and I live in appreciation of every moment."

In November, Daly and a friend she met through social media launched Girlfriends' Journey, a series of 10 greeting cards with cover drawings of girlfriends spending time together and messages of encouragement, inspiration and hope inside.


Dokpesi sends greetings cards to Buhari, Osinbajo

Despite his ongoing trial by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, the founder of DAAR Communication, Chief Raymond Dopkesi, on Tuesday sent seasonal cards to President MuhammaduBuhari and Vice President YemiOsinbajo.

The giant cards bearing goodwill messages on Eid-el-Maulud, Christmas and New Year was taken to the Presidential Villa, Abuja by a team led by the communication outfit’s Chairman, Mr. Raymond Dokpesi Jnr


AIT boss sends greeting cards to Buhari despite corruption trial

Africa Independent Television (AIT) boss, Raymond Dokpesi has sent greeting cards to President MuhammaduBuhari despite his ongoing trial for corruption which is part of the president’s efforts to recover funds looted from Nigeria’s coffers.

Dokpesi sent the cards to Buhari and Vice President YemiOsinbajo, on Tuesday, January 5, 2016.