Posted by: hamede | November 11, 2008

New Words

 Blamestorming:  Sitting around in a group
discussing why a deadline was missed or a
project failed, and who was responsible.

Cube Farm: An office filled with cubicles.

Ego Surfing:  Scanning the Net, databases,
print media and so on, looking for
references to one’s own name.

404: Someone who’s clueless. “Don’t
bother asking him; he’s 404.”  From the
WWW error message “404 Not Found”,
meaning the requested document couldn’t
be located.

Idea Hamsters:  People who always seem to
have their idea generators running.

Keyboard Plaque:  The disgusting buildup
of dirt and crud found on computer
keyboards.

Mouse Potato:  The online, wired
generation’s answer to the couch potato.

Treeware:  Hacker slang for documentation
or other printed material.

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Responses

  1. Been guilty of ego surfing

  2. Is it like vanity searching.


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