Jonathon Keats

Dec. 24, 2010

Jonathon Keats and "Virtual Words"

We'll talk about how the rapid pace of technology is creating new words and how new ideas drive new language.

words, language, vocabulary, arts

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Tweets from Frolleagues

Cowpooling? Frolleagues? Wired magazine's "Jargon Watch" columnist runs down the top tech jargon terms of 2008.

jargon, art, tech

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How Humpbacks Hunt With Bubbles

Humpback whales blow bubbles around schools of fish to concentrate them for easier capture. It's called a bubble net, says David Wiley, research coordinator for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and it's visible as a ring of bubbles at the surface. Now, with underwater digital tracking tags and custom visualization software, whale researchers can see what the whales are doing underwater when they're bubble-netting.

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