Data exhaust, gate fever

Recent interesting catchwords from the Double-Tongued Dictionary are:

data exhaust n. the incidental statistics and information that accumulate when people interact with a system, process, or event, such as when tracking visitor interaction on a web site.

gate fever n. in the U.K., a prisoner’s growing preoccupation with leaving jail as a scheduled release date approaches.

Posted November 7, 2007

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