Here's the latest crop of nebulous words to dress up old concepts with new high-tech babble.
Sustainable, as in sustainable business model, especially as it pertains to a company like Yahoo that has relied on its Alibaba stock holdings for generating profit for years. In reality, a sustainable business or organization might have enough in the bank to make payroll for at least three months.
Internet of Things. Used to be called ubiquitous computing. Before that it was wired. And even earlier, electric.
Content. Anything that's communicated, whether repurposed, curated, or original. Does it make a difference?
Social media. Short-form communication, usually relating to one's personal emotional response to an event, person, or content, generated by ordinary people or by PR professionals trying to simulate ordinary people.
Hulu-ize. TV without borders.
Alibaba. Formerly referring to a fairy tale invoking the power of magic. Now Amazon on steroids.