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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