“You can be ornery when you’re Scotty, but not when you’re Kirk.” – Paul Graham While reading a long but very interesting article from 2013 by Paul Graham I found this jewel there. Talking about the ‘people handling’ style of engineers vs. sales people. Mostly differences in Customer Service orientation. I don’t think I’m […]
“Computers are dumber than people but smarter than programmers”, Jerry Pournelle
A zombie computer, or zombie, is a computer attached to the Internet that has been compromised by a hacker, computer virus, or trojan horse. Generally, a compromised machine is only one of many in a network of remotely controlled computers used to perform malicious tasks. Most owners of zombie computers are unaware that their systems […]
I really hesitated to include this word in this directory. ‘Sheeple’ is one of two words I really hate… The other is ‘consumer’. Sheeple (a portmanteau of “sheep” and “people”) is a derogatory term that highlights the herd behavior of people easily controlled by a governing power which likens them to sheep, a herd […]
“bear with me.” http://www.dailywritingtips.com/bare-or-bear-with-me/
“Danger, Will Robinson!” is a catchphrase from the 1960s’ American television series Lost in Space spoken by voice actor Dick Tufeld. The Robot B9, acting as a surrogate guardian, says this to young Will Robinson when the boy is unaware of an impending threat. In everyday use, the phrase warns someone that they are about […]
“At your own pace” What: Advertising and Advice Slogan Read a Related Article Here: It’s Really Okay to Go at Your Own Pace – The Huffington Post – Living
“It’ll be alright!” This was an old catch phrase I used to reassure people that what appeared to be a big mess was actually not anything to sweat in my book. It usually worked well!
“Steep learning curve.” Used to mean something is hard to learn, as in climbing a steep hill.