A helpful guide to terms we use around here. Updated 1/9/2010:
A.I.N.O. – Anime In Name Only. Refers to things based on anime with none of what made the anime work, or things imitating anime.
CorpTechPocalype – The inevitable end of Corporate IT as it moves to SaaS, mobile, and outsourcing. Comes from a series of two columns at 3 Geeks and A Law Blog (here and here), further commented on here.
Crush Object – Any company that the staff things is particularly awesome. In Bonnie's case, eternally Sony.
Econogeek – A geek who is into economics, or a person who is geeky about economics.
Everything Wars – The name for the conflict going on between many companies that previously did not compete, but now do because of technical synergy.
Geekonomy – The ill-defined part of the economy that is dominated by Geekdom. Includes media, technology, comics, video games, and whatever else the bloggers feel is vaguely related.
Geekonomics – Activity that affects the Geekonomy. Also interesting news for Econogeeks.
"Three P's" – Politicans, Preachers, and Pundits. The people Steve most often notes manage to botch things up while being moralizing.
Production Revolution – The ability that the internet and IT tools have given people to become published authors, artists, videographers, etc.
Progeek, Profan, Protaku – Terms for people who apply their hobbies professionally.