Verboticism: Innovasion

Innovasion

Created by: kateinkorea

Definition: n. The uneasy comfort that comes from knowing that your family, your friends, the police, the taxman, and every marketer in the world, are using the newest technology track your every move. v. To lose your privacy due to technology.

Pronunciation: IN no VA zheun

Sentence: At my office we have an innovasion problem. There is a camera so that my boss can monitor us to make sure we are working; a software program that sends alerts if we go on any personal kinds of websites; a sensor beeper that goes off if we stand by the coffee maker more than fifteen minutes (our allotted break); and now he has installed a siren that will blare if the bathroom door is not reopened within ten minutes of someone entering the bathroom. Where is the trust?

Etymology: INNOVATION: introduction of new ideas or methods INVASION: to encroach or intrude on; to overrun

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Comments: Innovasion

silveryaspen - 2009-02-27: 11:27:00
admire the subtle no-know in the middle of both etymology words, but especially in your verbotomy. Super word play, too!

Jabberwocky - 2009-02-27: 14:22:00
super word

Nosila - 2009-02-27: 23:04:00
We trade off personal privacy for technological advancement, don't we??? Great word, kate!