The WotD is still being created by Jojo Stratton an Ingress Player. Shortly after she had started this she got a sort of a blessing from the Niantic staff for it and her posts started including live passcodes.
The birthday of an individual, or the anniversary of a founding event.
The Egyptian concept of vital essence; that which distinguishes the difference between a living and a dead person with death occurring when the ka left the body.
Any facility for which the government will deny existence; such as a location at which an unacknowledged black project is conducted.
A state of allocation of resources in which it is impossible to make any one individual better off without making at least one individual worse off..
Repeats something from the beginning of a sentence at the end of the sentence - The king is dead; long live the king.
IN THE WILD
In order for a virus or other concept to be considered in the wild, “it must be spreading as a result of normal day-to-day operations between… …unsuspecting users,” (Paul Ducklin). Opposite of in-situ activity.
A term used to refer to people who continue to believe in a paranormal event or phenomenon even after it has been proven to have been staged.
Sharing phones, cars, credit cards with another person in such a way as to appear to be in several places at once to a security agency. From the film “Sybil”.
The glorification of a subject to divine level. The treatment of any subject in a particularly grand or exalted manner
A sacrifice (usually of a pawn) in the opening moves used to gain an early advantage in space and/or time.
TIN FOIL HAT
A piece of headgear made from one or more sheets of aluminium foil or similar material. One may wear the hat in the belief that it shields the brain from electromagnetic fields, to prevent mind control and/or mind reading, or to limit the transmission of voices directly into the brain.
Secret, shady, doubtful.
The Ancient Egyptians considered the khat plant a divine food, capable of releasing humanity's divinity; they used it for transcending into “apotheosis”, with the intent of making the user god-like. Also used in descriptions of the soul/body.
An attitude of mind that abruptly dismisses a subject because it causes discomfort and/or does not fit in with the person's current interests, the importance of the subject notwithstanding.
An automatic mechanism for activating a device at a preset time.
The lowest possible energy that a quantum mechanical physical system may have. ZPE is fundamentally related to the Heisenberg uncertainty principle.
A disorder that sporadically hinders a person's ability to clearly articulate their thoughts as they temporarily forget names, words and phrases in conversations.
The static friction that needs to be overcome to enable relative motion of stationary objects in contact. A very important concept related to the Casimir Effect (Force). It is a portmanteau
A spy posing as an informant who supplies deliberately misleading information.
The vital or creative force in all organisms that is responsible for growth and evolution. It is believed that this essence can be harvested and embedded into an inanimate substance and activated with electricity.
A process, often used to make a point, that takes a simple statement and expands it, breaking it down into parts and emphasizing the detail.
Small membranous protrusion from a neuron's dendrite that typically receives input from a single synapse of an axon. Dendritic spines serve as a storage site for synaptic strength and help transmit electrical signals.
a meeting of people who are gathered to receive messages from spirits or to listen to a spirit medium discourse with or relay messages from spirits. Sometimes dactylomancy or other techniques are used.
An active principle forming part of any living thing, frequently translated as “natural energy”, “life force”, or “energy flow”. The literal translation of “qi” is “breath”, “air”, or “gas”.
Likeness or similarity. Sometimes used to describe a representation, such as a statue or a painting, especially of a god. Also has a secondary association of inferiority: an image without the substance or qualities of the original.
The Japanese and Korean term mu (Chinese wu) meaning not have; without. The term is often used or translated to mean that the question itself must be “unasked”.
Created in the early 60s to monitor military and diplomatic communications during the Cold War. By the end of the 20th century, the system had evolved to describe a SIGINT collection and analysis network.
Base 64 decode to 3niantwc2vqsur8sensiteve8arecibu4zagrwb. get the wrong letter out of each word. Order them as they would show up in the passcode format. Kw is devra (relation between the other 5 words). 3wqe2devrau884w
The use of quantum mechanical effects (in particular quantum communication and quantum computation) to perform cryptographic tasks or to break cryptographic systems. QKD is an example.
A pithy, witty poem or saying expressing a single thought or observation. Often contains a paradoxical statement or ending with an ingenious turn of thought.
A concept of a person whose original soul has departed his or her body and has been replaced with a new soul, either temporarily or permanently.