# Language of the 21st Century (a log about how new language reflects our quickly changing world) [AI-arms race](https://aisupremacy.substack.com/p/how-is-artificial-intelligence-is) [algogracy](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Government_by_algorithm) [anthropocence](https://theconversation.com/the-term-anthropocene-isnt-perfect-but-it-shows-us-the-scale-of-the-environmental-crisis-weve-caused-169301) [attention economy](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQh2FQ7MZdA&t=1196s), "time well spent" [automatic forklift operator](https://medium.com/enrique-dans/working-from-home-in-blue-collar-jobs-ac8aa6c3a6ff) [attribution error](https://nonzero.substack.com/p/ode-to-a-world-saving-idea-f4b) [arctic rainfall](https://www.popsci.com/science/arctic-rain-snow-shift/), [arctic melt](https://www.salon.com/topic/arctic_melt) autocratization [augmented intelligence](https://future.a16z.com/alphafold-gpt-3-and-how-to-augment-intelligence-with-ai/) [battle for attention](https://www.vox.com/conversations/2016/11/17/13477142/facebook-twitter-social-media-attention-merchants) [binding arbitration](https://doctorow.medium.com/mass-arbitration-attack-could-bring-intuit-to-its-knees-26b4870e31d3) [blob](https://nonzero.substack.com/p/toward-a-unified-theory-of-blob-dom), [2](https://www.vox.com/22153765/joe-biden-foreign-policy-team-revenge-blob) [big law](https://mattstoller.substack.com/p/why-is-ghislaine-maxwells-lawyer) [catfishing](https://www.theguardian.com/media/2022/jan/02/kirat-assi-sweet-bobby-podcast-catfish-justice) carbon ... [budget](https://www.carbonbrief.org/analysis-how-much-carbon-budget-is-left-to-limit-global-warming-to-1-5c) / [fee and dividend](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_fee_and_dividend) / [footprint](https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/aug/23/big-oil-coined-carbon-footprints-to-blame-us-for-their-greed-keep-them-on-the-hook) / [inequality](https://oxfamilibrary.openrepository.com/bitstream/handle/10546/621305/bn-carbon-inequality-2030-051121-en.pdf) / [leakage](https://ec.europa.eu/clima/policies/ets/allowances/leakage_en) [climate change](https://grist.org/article/the-gops-most-famous-messaging-strategist-calls-for-climate-action/) [circular economy](https://sites.google.com/view/cienciaespress/articles-press/circular-economy) [cognitive empathy](https://nonzero.org/post/against-empathy-rational-compassion) [compassion fatigue, moral injury](https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/sep/18/doctors-caring-unvaccinated-covid-patients) command capital [corporate manslaughter](https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/jun/03/cummings-care-homes-corporate-manslaughter-covid) [crypto-games](https://www.fortressofdoors.com/the-degraded-blockchain-problem/) [dark web](https://aeon.co/essays/why-the-hidden-internet-can-t-be-a-libertarian-paradise) data fabrics [davos man](https://www.democracynow.org/2022/1/21/world_economic_forum_davos_man) [deep state](https://systemupdate.substack.com/p/video-transcript-the-semi-inside) democratic ... backsliding / decay / erosion, [1](https://www.eiu.com/n/campaigns/democracy-index-2020/), [2](https://www.v-dem.net) digital ... [real estate](https://www.gamedeveloper.com/business/digital-real-estate-and-the-digital-housing-crisis) / housing crisis / [violence](https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/12/opinion/facebook-privacy.html) / [sharecropper](https://doctorow.medium.com/dead-letters-73924aa19f9d) / [twin](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=39ubNuxnrK8) / [redlining](https://medium.com/enrique-dans/if-redlining-is-illegal-in-the-real-world-why-isnt-it-illegal-online-977af71563a1) [digital democracy](https://your-undivided-attention.simplecast.com/episodes/digital-democracy-is-within-reach-with-audrey-tang-rerun-lBYwniP5) (GovZero, sorting for unlikely consensus, social innovation, participatory accountability, conservative anarchism, people-private-public partnership, listening at scale, making consensus visible, infodemic) [discount the future](https://www.lrb.co.uk/the-paper/v44/n03/geoff-mann/check-your-spillover) [doomsday glacier](https://scitechdaily.com/antarcticas-doomsday-glacier-its-collapse-could-trigger-global-floods-and-swallow-islands/) [doughnut economy](https://www.timeout.com/news/how-amsterdam-is-embracing-the-doughnut-model-and-why-other-cities-should-too-110121) ecocide, [ecological grief](https://www.quakerearthcare.org/sites/default/files/bfc/bfc3402_for_web.pdf) [embedded insecurity](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=njVv7J2azY8) [employer-driven debt](https://protectborrowers.org/the-nations-top-consumer-watchdog-can-end-predatory-practices-trapping-workers-in-employer-driven-debt/) [empathy sphere](https://uncannymagazine.com/article/expanding-our-empathy-sphere-using-fsf-a-history/) [epistemic coup, epistemic inequality](https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/29/opinion/sunday/facebook-surveillance-society-technology.html) [ethical hackers](https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/nov/29/far-right-extremist-groups-data-breach-hackers) [ethnic entrepreneurs](https://time.com/6141468/trump-us-civil-war/) [extended producer responsibility](https://theconversation.com/packaging-generates-a-lot-of-waste-now-maine-and-oregon-want-manufacturers-to-foot-the-bill-for-getting-rid-of-it-165517) [fair use](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BeKFAM892k4), [fair dealing](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uEHWbgecu60) [fintech](https://medium.com/p/fintech-is-a-scam-a-listicle-in-eight-parts-7b6161f3a35a) [geofencing](https://medium.com/enrique-dans/how-geolocation-will-soon-make-our-driving-decisions-for-us-e314749519fa) [google graveyard](https://www.ecosia.org/search?tt=e8eb07a6&q=google%20graveyard) [great accelaration](https://futureearth.org/2015/01/16/the-great-acceleration/)<!--[great resignation](https://www.readtangle.com/posts/the-great-resignation-workers-quitting-jobs/), [2](https://messaging-custom-newsletters.nytimes.com/template/oakv2?productCode=PK&te=1&nl=paul-krugman&emc=edit_pk_20220405&uri=nyt://newsletter/561c3368-8ad3-55f9-89b4-09e633dd1f3a)--> greenwashing [groundwater pollution](https://undark.org/2022/02/07/in-underground-waterways-an-endangered-ecosystem/) [half-Earth](https://news.mongabay.com/2021/10/half-earth-conservation-and-hope-an-interview-with-e-o-wilson-paula-ehrlich-and-sir-tim-smit/) [homeland](https://tomdispatch.com/the-pentagon-we-dont-think-about/) inverted totalitarianism [honour-shame culture](https://frenchpress.thedispatch.com/p/where-does-the-south-end-and-christianity) [human downgrading](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQh2FQ7MZdA&t=1196s) [incoding movement](https://nonprofitquarterly.org/coded-gaze-incoding-movement/) [internet minute](https://www.visualcapitalist.com/from-amazon-to-zoom-what-happens-in-an-internet-minute-in-2021/) [intersectionality](https://www.ted.com/talks/kimberle_crenshaw_the_urgency_of_intersectionality) [ipad generation](https://www.matthewball.vc/all/userbehaviorsmetaverse)<!--[Jeffersonian internet](https://doctorow.medium.com/dead-letters-73924aa19f9d), [2](https://commonwealthmagazine.org/transportation/jeffersonian-take-internet-t/)--> [job polarization](https://www.newyorkfed.org/medialibrary/media/research/current_issues/ci18-7.pdf), [2](https://economics.mit.edu/files/5554) [judicial supremacy](https://amaricasconstitution.podbean.com/e/the-court-astonishes-special-guest-ed-whelan/) [lethal autonomous weapon](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lethal_autonomous_weapon)<!--libertarian paternalism--> limitarianism, [1](https://www.irishexaminer.com/opinion/columnists/arid-30961517.html) [lifestyle-induced myopia](https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/jan/22/the-super-rich-live-on-a-different-planet-their-thoughts-on-us-salaries-prove-it) [litigation finance](https://doctorow.medium.com/litigation-finance-pits-greed-against-greed-8fc52c7950a5) [longtermism](https://ourworldindata.org/longtermism) [megadrought](https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/images/146577/a-strained-water-system-in-chile) [micropayment](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Micropayment) micro plastics [monomania](https://www.persuasion.community/p/haidt-monomania-is-illiberal-and?s=r) [nature-based solutions](https://www.carbonbrief.org/qa-can-nature-based-solutions-help-address-climate-change), biodiversity benefits [narrative management](https://caityjohnstone.medium.com/narrative-management-reality-management-5ccdadfcb66a) [nearshoring](https://medium.com/enrique-dans/how-nearshoring-is-creating-a-virtual-brain-drain-in-latin-america-ea5c11e306b1) [new climate change denialism](https://www.lrb.co.uk/the-paper/v44/n03/geoff-mann/check-your-spillover) [noncompetes](https://doctorow.medium.com/how-noncompetes-shackle-workers-to-dead-end-jobs-1b871a4ca23f) [nurdles](https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/nov/29/nurdles-plastic-pellets-environmental-ocean-spills-toxic-waste-not-classified-hazardous) [oligarchic theory and civil oligarchy](https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/oligarchy/civil-oligarchies/86DDCA90915EAF82AB028F8FAA0949E6), [2](https://lithub.com/jeffrey-a-winters-on-the-rise-of-oligarchic-democracy/), [oligarchy vs autocracy](https://consortiumnews.com/2021/09/27/chris-hedges-americas-fate-oligarchy-or-autocracy/) [online dispute resolution](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ae9HFcdca-Q) [^odr], online punishment online targeted advertising [open source intelligence](https://statesidealternatives.com/defense/the-role-of-ai-in-open-source-intelligence/) [permafrost erosion](https://realscreen.com/2021/12/21/pbs-climate-change-doc-featuring-greta-thunberg-to-premiere-in-december/) [the planetary](https://www.noemamag.com/the-planet-is-a-political-orphan/), planetary-level governance, planetary boundaries, [pollution paradox](https://www.monbiot.com/2017/01/20/the-pollution-paradox/) [post-theory science](https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2022/jan/09/are-we-witnessing-the-dawn-of-post-theory-science) precariat [private sufficiency, public luxury](https://centerforneweconomics.org/publications/private-sufficiency-public-luxury-land-is-the-key-to-the-transformation-of-society/) [process foul](https://books.google.com/books?id=3tBUioCEeQAC&pg=PA257&lpg=PA257&ved=2ahUKEwi67Mn_35j1AhUammoFHUbRCT8Q6AF6BAgUEAM&q=%22process%20foul%22) progressive originalism prosumer [puffery](https://doctorow.medium.com/bottled-water-monopolist-admits-recycling-is-bullshit-105bbe9b3896) [psychedelic medicine](https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/nov/26/psychedelics-can-change-humanity-for-the-better-its-time-to-unlock-their-power), [2](https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4592297/) [quadratic funding](https://wtfisqf.com/), [2](https://vitalik.ca/general/2019/12/07/quadratic.html) [$r>g$](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capital_in_the_Twenty-First_Century) [reality privilege](https://digitalnative.substack.com/p/reality-privilege-and-living-your?utm_source=url) [right-clicker mentality](https://pluralistic.net/2021/11/08/tina-v-tapas/#spoilsports-r-us) [right to repair](https://grist.org/beacon/apple-caves-on-right-to-repair/)<!--(https://www.bbc.com/news/business-57665593)-->, [2](https://doctorow.medium.com/the-right-to-repair-a62907dd1102) [robot dogs](https://aisupremacy.substack.com/p/the-dystopian-robot-dogs-have-entered) [rules as code](https://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/governance/cracking-the-code_3afe6ba5-en) [runaway polarization](https://theconversation.com/not-all-polarization-is-bad-but-the-us-could-be-in-trouble-173833) sixth mass extinction, [2](https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/brv.12816) [shadow student debt](https://protectborrowers.org/shadow-student-debt-report/) [social cost of carbon](https://www.rff.org/publications/explainers/social-cost-carbon-101/) social robots [social snacking](https://www.newyorker.com/tech/annals-of-technology/how-facebook-makes-us-unhappy) [social software](http://www.lifewithalacrity.com/2004/10/tracing_the_evo.html) [surveillence capitalism, surveillence dividend](https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/24/opinion/sunday/surveillance-capitalism.html) [sustainable cost accounting](http://www.corporateaccountabilitynet.work/projects/sustainable-cost-accounting-the-essential-guides/) [switching costs](https://doctorow.medium.com/how-to-design-an-anti-monopoly-interop-system-911d0fc37835) [synthetic biology](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Synthetic_biology), [2](https://scholar.google.com/scholar?cites=8862647046661776067&as_sdt=2005&sciodt=0,5&hl=en) [systemic environmental collapse](https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/oct/30/capitalism-is-killing-the-planet-its-time-to-stop-buying-into-our-own-destruction) tabloidification[^tabloidification] [techno-feudalism](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gv6130kSzEY), [techno-lords](https://the-crypto-syllabus.com/yanis-varoufakis-on-techno-feudalism/) [technosplit](https://www.salon.com/2017/06/02/technosplit-the-bifurcation-of-humanity_partner/) [treaty on the prohibition of nuclear weapons](https://scheerpost.com/2022/01/09/the-treaty-on-the-prohibition-of-nuclear-weapons-and-the-worlds-future/) [tribalism](https://nonzero.substack.com/p/tribalism-among-nations), [2](https://nonzero.substack.com/p/what-is-tribalism) [unchurched evangelicals](https://frenchpress.thedispatch.com/p/did-donald-trump-make-the-church) [user-generated content, user-owned content](https://digitalnative.substack.com/p/mad-realities-and-the-rise-of-user?token=eyJ1c2VyX2lkIjoxMTUzNzA3LCJwb3N0X2lkIjo1MjM3NjEyOCwiXyI6IlF0YlpRIiwiaWF0IjoxNjUwNDY5MjkxLCJleHAiOjE2NTA0NzI4OTEsImlzcyI6InB1Yi0zODUwMCIsInN1YiI6InBvc3QtcmVhY3Rpb24ifQ.qunf-uob1vKKa99JKW6IAw1Mov0Y-hPs5Jx6KNx-1uA&s=r) [vaccine apartheid](https://www.oxfam.ca/news/pharmaceutical-giants-shell-out-billions-to-shareholders-as-world-confronts-vaccine-apartheid/) [vehicular homelessness](https://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-homeless-safe-parking-los-angeles-20190610-story.html) virtual powerplant [wealth defense industry](https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13563467.2020.1816947), [wealth supremacy](https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/jun/10/when-americas-richest-men-pay-0-in-income-tax-this-is-wealth-supremacy) [WEIRD](https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2020/09/joseph-henrich-explores-weird-societies/) [wet-bulb temperature](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wet-bulb_temperature), [2](https://www.amazon.com/Ministry-Future-Kim-Stanley-Robinson/dp/0316300136) [winter wildfires](https://www.frontlinewildfire.com/winter-wildfires-the-new-normal/) [xenobots](https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/scientists-unveiled-the-worlds-first-living-robots-last-year-now-they-can-now-reproduce-180979150/) [zettabyte era](https://onezero.medium.com/dna-storage-in-the-yottabyte-era-76c87235ced5) <!--Jewish supremacy https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/jun/03/israeli-apartheid-israel-jewish-supremacy-occupied-territories--> [^odr]: structural bias, outcome disparities, online punishment [^tabloidification]: I expected this to be a concept, but I only found two references: [1999](https://www.vanityfair.com/culture/1999/02/david-kamp-tabloid-decade), [2014](https://bowdoinorient.com/bonus/article/8914).