All Austin Public Library locations will be closed Tuesday, January 16, due to wintery conditions. | Todos las sucursales de la Biblioteca Public de Austin estaran cerradas el martes, 16 de enero, debido a las condiciones invernales.
From Apps to Zombies : A Linguistic Celebration of the Digital World
"Composed of 100 bite-sized entries of 400 to 600 words each, Netymology weaves together stories, etymologies and analyses around digital culture's transformation and vocabulary. Chatfield presents a kaleidoscopic, thought-provoking tour through the buried roots of the symbols, speech, and mannerisms we have inherited from the digital age: from the @ and Apple symbols, to HTML and Trojan horses, to the twisted histories of new forms of slang, memes, text messages and gaming terms; how language itself is being shaped by technology, how it is changing us"--