Buzzword Bingo 2018

Poster: Image: Warming stripes What are your favorite words of 2018? We are curating our annual collection of new words, old classics, and the inbetween, that came to attention/usefulness in 2018. Buzzword Bingo 2018 Bilingual Signs Coddiwomple Deepfake Digital Transformation Dispensary Flexitarian Joy of Missing Out (JOMO) Lifelong Learning Positive Travel Bias Rain Shadow Single-Use …

Buzzword Bingo

Buzzwords Are we going to use these weasel words to be insightful, provide meaning, or are we going to be that person who uses buzzwords to show off using buzzwords? Our collection of Buzzword Bingo spotlights colorful slang and new words chosen to educate and inspire. Down with the tedious weasel words and up with …

Blockchain

Buzzwords Blockchain = Distributed database that maintains a continuously growing list of data records that are hardened against tampering and revision, even by operators of the data store’s nodes. The most widely known application of a block chain is the public ledger of transactions for cryptocurrencies used in Bitcoin. – Wikipedia Hashtag: #blockchain Headlines Edward Snowden Explains …

Read Write Culture

Poster Read Write Culture = Permissive of efforts to improve upon, change, integrate, or otherwise remix the work of others. Quotes The Internet is reviving the read write culture, moving us from a passive consumption of culture to the kind of culture where we create and share what we create.- Lawrence Lessig, NetHui Keynote (2011) …

Tree Blindness

Buzzwords Tree Blindness = Ignorance of trees Translating: Tree Blindness Ceguera de los árboles = Ignorancia de los árboles Embedded Tweets Can anyone identify the tree and the bird song? #slowadventures #treeblindness pic.twitter.com/gJy4HyBCbe — Ron Mader (@ronmader) October 3, 2017 Aerated. Today at the dog park. Can you name the trees? #treeblindness #slowadventures #dogs pic.twitter.com/qnbYKxuwG8 …

Cryptocurrency

Buzzwords Cryptocurrency = a digital currency in which encryption techniques are used to regulate the generation of units of currency and verify the transfer of funds, operating independently of a central bank. Also see: bitcoin, cryptoconservation, cryptomining Recommended Listening Cryptocurrencies and blockchain – Cryptocurrencies enable us to transfer money with no fees and no bank, instantly. …

Mainstreaming

Buzzwords Mainstreaming = To bring something into the prevailing current of thought, influence or activity Mainstreaming requires livestreaming of events and conferences. Embedded Tweets .@CBDNews #SBSTTA21 Plenary: discussing impact of investment in these sectors, which is felt directly at #city level. Transformative, innovative changes are needed to ensure #mainstreaming of #biodiversity into these sectors pic.twitter.com/zJugF6mz8f — …

Distracted Driving

Buzzwords: Distracted Driving Distracted Driving = any type of action that takes a driver’s attention away from the road Also see: Distraction, Partial Attention Hashtag: #distracteddriving Embedded Tweets Beware of these folks as you ride today @MJForbes @beegle17 @TrmptRider @VisionZeroYEG @ABPrimetime #DistractedDriving #yeg #yyc pic.twitter.com/Q6zhvONnc0 — AMSS (@ab_amss) July 30, 2017 Ask your tech savvy …

Buzzword Bingo 2016

Photo: NASA Marshall, Orbits WOTY, aka the Word of the Year, is given by various organizations and highlight language which reflect the popular discourse. While Planeta.com does not officially release a ‘Word of the Year,’ we do compile our favorites each year, part of a game we call Buzzword Bingo. Among our favorite words from 2016: …