Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Techtionary

Again, my affinity with wired is dictating my blog content. The below web2.0-influenced coined terms are sample content from Wired’s Geekipedia. All rights reserved.
I think they are a phenomenal representation of the latest trends and people’s adoption of them. You can vote for entries submitted by other readers on Geekipedia
here.

E-tard by Mike Smith
Someone, who despite repeat education on technology, are incapable of using it. Thus, Retarding (means to set back) the person even more as new technology comes out. These are the people who should be never allowed to us a computer; for all they will bring is headaches to those around them.


pry-vacy by TC

The "right" of your; boss, spouse, federal government to look at anything on your computer or cell phone. Warrant not included or necessary

Warcraftofile by Mike
Its what happens when girls in RL can't excite an otherwise healthy male who plays Warcraft.
When only jumping LVL12 druids can get the juices flowing.

Machinima by Paul Marino
A fusion of cinema, animation and video games, Machinima (muh-sheen-eh-mah) is the application of live-action filmmaking practices within a real-time 3D virtual environment - most often done using 3D video games.
Notable examples include Red vs. Blue (made using the Halo, Halo 2 and Halo 3), Person 2184 (Unreal Tournament 2004) and My Second Life (obviously, Second Life).

Wi-Five by Staphyl
The act of giving someone a high five without actually touching them, such as from across the room. Very useful if you cannot give physical contact, but would very much like to express your admiration or respect.

Blogologist by Jean Poulot
First recorded by Jean Poulot, September 19 2007 in Wired Geekipedia.
From blog, shorten form of weblog, from web and log, and logist, specialist.
An inarticulate person who has a strong opinion on things he or she does not know, who cannot spell or use punctuation properly, yet poses as an expert.
Synonym: One who rants, a wannabe, an alias user.
Antonym: An authority. Someone who does not respond to blog ranting.

Picnic by Dave
When responding to a desktop assistance help call the problem is simply user error and easily fixed. "P"roblem "i"n "c"hair "n"ot "i"n "c"omputer. "PICNIC" Thus it is as easy as going to a picnic.

mult-y-tasker by myerman
The uncanny ability of generation y workers to play WoW, IM their friends, listen to their iPod, write a report for the big client, and do none of those things well.

1 comment:

William Masek said...

Advertising has evolved immensely over the last few years, and will continue to evolve at an alarming rate in the near future.

William Masek
www.letsgotraveltheworld.com