AZTIX’s – 21st century word list

CHOOSE WORDS – CHOOSE DATA

Caution . . .  words ahead. A single word can create a concept or idea that alters the mind and cannot readily be removed. Words are also symptomatic. The words in our vocabulary indicate what matters to us and what we value.

 

We choose the data we consume . . .  the data we consume determines who or what we are . 

Words used in The Robot in the Refrigerator

bio-D – – – – – – – – – – – biometric identification system

Bostyle – – – – – – – – – – muscle freezing process (limits facial expression, reduces wrinkles)

cam – – – – – – – – – – – – (abbreviation) video camera

data sweep- – – – – – – – spectrum of data shown on a screen or viewer

domestoid- – – – – – – – -android designated to carry out domestic duties

digicard – – – – – – – – – – a card-shaped control unit

digi-wafer- – – – – – – – – a thin memory card

droid- – – – – – – – – – – – robot in human form, various roles eg, taxi-droid

frack – – – – – – – – – – – – to completely mess up, as in severely damage by fracking. Also used as expletive.

frag- – – – – – – – – – – – – to fragment, distort or falsify personal data to avoid identity recognition

implant- – – – – – – – – – -electrodes connecting brain directly to internet or devices

LoveFlux- – – – – – – – – -treatment that regularizes and smooths skin

Luxbounce- – – – – – – – hair treatment that makes hair springy

pod- – – – – – – – – – – – – -mobile pc with links to internet and vizars (see below)

real(s) – – – – – – – – – – – -person/people aware of the world immediately around them

search snare – – – – – – – -data transmission filter that seeks for data in transit

securidroid- – – – – – – – -android designed for security enforcement

snoop snare- – – – – – – – -type of trap that lures data searchers into data-harvesting paths or into hazardous parts of the internet

specs- – – – – – – – – – – – – abbreviation for ‘specifications’

spydroid- – – – – – – – – – -android specifically adapted for surveillance, security, assassination or covert operations

vacant- – – – – – – – – – – – abandoned body, the brain connected to an alternative world

vid or vidcam- – – – – -—video camera

vidphone- – – – – – – – -—video and phone in one unit

virt- – – – – – – – – – – – – –  person logged into virtual reality world

vizars- – – – – – – – – – – – visual augmented reality spectacles (shades with head-up display)