CNN has published a story about a new “synonym” invented by a young linguist in Japan who is now the world’s top academic.
The word, named after the country’s president, was coined in 2015 by a group of linguists at the National University of Singapore, led by professor Junichiro Okubo.
Okubos group coined the word as a way to define the concept of “anonymity,” and said the new word would help to clarify what he called the “distinctivity” of a word.
“A common use of the word ‘anonym’ is to mean ‘to be different from another person,’ and is generally not used in this context,” Okubis group wrote.
Okubo told CNN he thought of the term “anonymous” to mean “an anonymous person” and “an online pseudonym” when it was first invented, and was struck by how similar it sounds to the word “hacker.”
“I think the word is more akin to ‘anonymous,’ and I think that it’s a more convenient term to use,” Okube said.
When asked how the word came to be called the term, Okuboes group said they were inspired by the way that the phrase “hack” is sometimes used to describe someone with malicious intent.
In the words of one student: “You have a hack in your head.
That’s how it sounds.”
Okubos term for “hack,” the word that appears on the cover of the September edition of the New York Times, is a common one.
It is used to refer to the act of hacking someone, usually through a botnet or phishing attack, and is often used to explain a person’s behavior.
A study published last year by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania found that, on average, more than 20% of US adults have used the term hacker to describe themselves.
Okuboes definition of “hacking” and how it is used in the news also makes a reference to the FBI’s infamous hacking operation.
After the election, the FBI published an internal memo that stated that the bureau was investigating hackers associated with the Russian government.
According to the memo, a hacker named John Doe is responsible for the hacking of the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton’s campaign.
Another hacker named Guccifer 2.0 is also being investigated, but investigators have not yet found the hacker responsible for that hack.
Okube said his group also used the word hack to describe a person who was trying to evade detection by a computer system.
“Hackers who are trying to get away with something are often the same kind of people who are using computers as a disguise,” Okubes group said.
“It is really important to think about the role of hackers in cyberspace, and this is why the term ‘hack’ comes from the word hacker,” Okuba said.