New digi words

It’s amazing how new vocabularies appear in our digital life. These are some that I found from the Sydney Morning Herald 19th Dec edition.

Blink card

is a credit card that can be read just by passing the counter. We don’t need to swipe them anymore.

A navigational procedure that electronically tracks a person’s movements.

Shorthand for highlight + copy + lose (while failing to paste).

To email while drunk and, maybe, live to regret it.

Someone you met on the internet, of indeterminate gender.

An internet blog so boring you wonder why anybody bothers.

The electronic equivalent of word-of-mouth.


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