Tech buzzwords are more than just words

Language is a living organism

Buzzwords unify subcultures

Neologisms: sometimes it’s about grabbing one’s attention

Looking ahead: get used to it

  • Industry 4.0: the current trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies. It includes cyber-physical systems, the Internet of things and cloud computing.
  • Machine learning: a sub-field of computer science that evolved from the study of pattern recognition and computational learning theory in artificial intelligence.
  • Mobilegeddon: name given by webmasters and web-developers to Google’s algorithm update of April 21, 2015. The main effect of this update is to give priority to web sites that display well on smartphones and other mobile devices.
  • Quantum computing: the study of theoretical computation systems that make direct use of quantum-mechanical phenomena, such as superposition and entanglement, to perform operations on data.
  • ReactJS: an open-source JavaScript library providing a view for data rendered as HTML.
  • Information of Everything: broad term that refers to devices and consumer products connected to the Internet and outfitted with expanded digital features.
  • Net neutrality: the principle that Internet service providers should enable access to all content and applications regardless of the source, and without favoring or blocking particular products or websites.
  • Artificial Intelligence: intelligence exhibited by machines.
  • Actionable Intelligence: information that can be acted upon, with the further implication that actions should be taken.
  • Internet of Things: the network of physical devices, vehicles, buildings and other items — embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and network connectivity that enable these objects to collect and exchange data.



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Phil Siarri

Phil Siarri

Founder of Nuadox | Tech & Innovation Commentator | Digital Strategist | MTL | More about me>