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Geekspeak still baffles web users

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Lounge' started by temi, Oct 6, 2006.

  1. temi

    temi Facilitator Webmaster

    Only 20% of online Brits own an iPod, says a survey
    Britons are increasingly tech-savvy but are still bamboozled by tech jargon.
    According to research from Nielsen/NetRatings, people are buying cutting-edge technology but often don't understand the terms that describe what their device actually does.

    So while 40% of online Britons receive news feeds, 67% did not know that the official term for this service was Really Simple Syndication.

    Terms such as podcasting and wikis are still meaningless to many.

    full story: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/5406498.stm

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