Some of the terms used at the Jam, in alphabetical order:
achievements – extra, optional goals, which the Teams might enjoy incorporating into their service design
embargo, (noun) – the prohibition or ban on publishing the Theme or Achievements before all Jams have received them
"Global" (noun) – the informal name for the global headquarters of the Global Service Jam in Nürnberg, Germany (basically, Adam & Markus)
Global Council (noun) – a small, secret group of Hosts and Jammers, chosen by Global to help choose the Theme and Achievements
Global Service Jam (noun) – an international event, from 11-13 March 2011, made up of multiple Jams
Host(s) (noun) – the local organiser(s) of a Jam
Jam (noun) – one physical location of the Global Service Jam, where a group of Jammers work in one or more Teams.
to jam (verb) – to work together openly, spontaneously, building on each other’s ideas to create a unique result
Jammer (noun) – an individual person taking part in a Jam
local organiser(s) (noun) – see “Host”
rubber chicken (noun) – a useful bird
Team (noun) – a group of Jammers who work together on a common project; usually a Jam will have several teams
Theme – the common theme for all services designed by all Teams at all Jams during the Global Service Jam event
If there are any more confusing words you would like added to the glossary, please let us know!