This week’s word – week 11

Drop the pin: To let people know where you are through a location based application such as Foursquare, Gowalla,…

Tom: Come on George, let me know where you at. Drop the pin dude!
Justin: What are you going to do tonight?
Henk: I know its Friday but I’m not dropping the pin anywhere tonight.

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This week’s word – week 10

Fail boat:A term you use when someone fails or does something wrong, implying in a joking way that it was really bad or that it went wrong because they were just being stupid. It you look at it on the scale of failure it would be just below the term “epic fail”.Example:
-Excuse me sir, can i please take a ride on your fail boat?
-All aboard the fail boat!

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This week’s word – week 9

Facebook Creep: A person who spends too much time looking at people’s pictures, conversations, and information. They especially check out people of the opposite sex, mostly people who they have never met before. These people have also random conversations with people who they would never talk to in real life. A good facebook creep will start a relationship with the person who they randomly started talking to.

Tom: Yesterday Astrid was talking again to friends of me on Facebook for no reason. She hasn’t even met those people.

Jack: Hahaha, what a Facebook creap!

Tom: You got that right!


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Samsung’s Smart Window

Nowadays, the future is at our doorstep. Electronics giant Samsung has created a new product called “Transparent Smart Window” and was unveiled at the CES 2012 show in Las Vegas. The most remarkable thing is that it will go in production in only a few weeks.

The Transparent Smart window is a plain-looking window that also works as a computer and even as a TV. You can pop up weather info, twitter, emails, search the web, watch TV programs, etc. Looking at TV will never be the same, for example when you are in the kitchen you will be able to watch recipes from popular cooking programs to help you prepare your dinner.

Because it’s a window it lets in natural sunlight, but when you want to block the light out it can even be used as an electronic blind. At night the screen can be lighted for optimal use. The screen is very eco friendly and even uses a bit of solar power. The screen operates as a one-way mirror so no one will be able to see what you’re doing.

In the future windows like these will be used in cars to display the speed, the petrol gage and so much more. You will be able to swipe away-unneeded information and place it where you would like it. The window will normally be available at the end of the year.

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This week’s word – week 8

Couching distanceThe distance someone can reach without having to leave the couch or sofa.

Example: Damn, I can’t reach the stupid remote control because it’s not in couching distance. Can you give it to me?

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This week’s word – week 7

Adverblasting: When the audio played in a commercials is much louder than the audio of the program you actually want to watch.

Example: Man, I was just relaxing and watching “Mad Men”, when I had to turn down the audio of my TV when the commercials came on because of that damn adverblasting. I hate it when that happens!

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This week’s word – week 6

New Year Flu: It is a sickness that is brought on by kissing random strangers at midnight of New Year’s Eve. It exhibits many of the same symptoms of the common cold or flu.

Example: My throat is killing me and all of my joints ache. I think I caught the New Year Flu from kissing those randoms at midnight.
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This week’s word – week 5

Feed bankruptcy: Being so long away from social media it result in an impossible mission to catch up on all the posts in your feed since you were last logged on.

I have been away for the weekend (declaring feed bankruptcy), none of you did anything interesting, right?

awesome social media

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This week’s word – week 4

Buddy whoring: People who randomly collect “friends” on social media websites like Facebook in which they have no idea who the hell these people are.

Tom is buddy whoring again. He has requested all of my friends that he doesn’t even know.

awesome facebook friend request

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Being awesome is something you need to deserve

Awesomehold this

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