WORD (W4RNER's Oxford Re-English Dictionary)
4-letter acronyms which force techy folk to do something which should be easy: treat humans with basic respect.
e.g. GDPR, DCIA, PECR & CCPA (not to be confused with CCCP, which failed to).
Scammers going deeper on their fakery, eg copying social media profiles.
Portmanteau of 'catfish' and 'phishing'.
First used in https://wa.rner.me/2022/01/13/beware-catphishing-on.html
previously coined 2015: https://www.iacpcybercenter.org/catphishing/
a critical TLD: a TLD which is itself a critical or negative word.
crypto gratia crypt (L)
Latin motto for cryptocurrency speculators.
Where ‘ars gratia artis’ meant art for art’s sake, it means:
“Crypto for the sake of burial”, burial as in:
b) human climate extinction which this accelerates
A minimalist method of trialling technology, where you use a product intensely for a set period - usually 7 days - and then immediately take it away for the same period, in order to gain perspective on whether you truly want to incorporate the product into your life long-term.
Portmanteau of 'tech' and 'experiment'.
e.g. Only using the first half of a 14-day trial so you can make a better judgement when it actually comes time to sign up yearly. Or FirstWeek FlipPhone, where you go without a smartphone (i.e. an infinite bundle of products) for 7 days in order to figure out which functions to use long-term.
Last modified: Sun Jan 9 20:29:47 2022