Learn New Words - 17

lactivism noun active support for breastfeeding
I see that Rob has written a post about formula milk, regulation, and so-called lactivism.
[http://www.allaboutthevoluntary.com 19 February 2011] 

fan-funded adjective describes projects such as movies or albums that have been paid for by their fans
British rock band Marillion were unlikely trailblazers, and they have made a number of fan-funded albums at a time when major
record labels have deemed them too unfashionable.

[The Independent (UK broadsheet) 2 February 2011] 

crowdfunding noun a method of funding something, e.g. a movie or an album, by asking many people to contribute, often in an online campaign
Crowdfunding is a modern spin on the ancient system of patronage, and the polar opposite of filesharing.
[The Independent (UK broadsheet) 2 February 2011] 

life hacker noun a person who helps people to redefine their lives
In geek speak, he’s a ‘life hacker’, one who has collected both ardent devotees and harsh disparagers.
[New York Times (US broadsheet) 27 March 2011] 

dumbphone noun a mobile that is not a smart phone
The market is 90 percent dumbphone users.
[Heard in conversation (man 40s) 11 February 2011]
Androids are awesome, iPhones impressive [...] but dumbphones still dominate.
[www.foxnews.com 10 February 2011]