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2011-02-23 15:02:00

ConvergeUS' Founding Board Includes Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone, TechNet's Rey Ramsey, Cisco's Tae Yoo, Kaboom! CEO Darrell Hammond, Entrepreneur Kim Polese and Others WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TechNet, the bipartisan network of CEOs that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, today announced the creation of a new nonprofit called ConvergeUS, whose mission is to leverage the collective power of the technology sector to accelerate social innovation in...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'