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2008-07-29 03:01:00

By Anonymous Howard Rheingold is a writer, technology theorist, and online community builder. He cofounded the groundbreaking Web site hotWired in 1994 and is the author of numerous books, including Smart Mobs: The Next Social Revolution. His online home is Rheingold.com. seesmic.com Seesmic is a fascinating, time-consuming, and amusing technology that is pioneering online threaded-video conversations. In the same manner that chat boards work, users will be able to start their own video...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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