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

Dec. 26, 2008

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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Meet The Balloonatics

\tIt's crunch time for the 'balloonatics' at Macy's Parade Studio. The balloons themselves, which are designed and fabricated in a warehouse in New Jersey, are getting their final checkup before the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. John Piper and Jim Artle take us around the studio and spill the secrets of inflation, explain how to calculate whether your balloon will float, and explain why the balloons look better after a little time in the sun.

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