Some words that enter and exit our vocabulary still make me cringe. Words such as grok come to mind. Or terms such as organic search.’ The former arrived on the scene at the height of the social media frenzy — possibly around 2006. This was a time when we were drawn into the magnetic field of ‘web logs.’ About that time, too, digital marketers gushed about ‘organic search’ on conference calls. Of course there are others, more cringeworthy.

So a few weeks back I recorded this podcast about tech jargon, a topic close to my heart. Two reasons:

Angelo Fernando

I teach Writing & Publishing; Computers & Tech. Podcaster, tech columnist, workshop facilitator, robotics coach. My book Chat Republic was published in 2013.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store