“Sheeple”

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.”

“bear with me.” http://www.dailywritingtips.com/bare-or-bear-with-me/

“Danger, Will Robinson”

“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”

“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!”

“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.”

“Steep learning curve.” Used to mean something is hard to learn, as in climbing a steep hill.

“You can be ornery when you’re Scotty, but not when you’re Kirk.” – Paul Graham

“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”

“Computers are dumber than people but smarter than programmers”, Jerry Pournelle

Zombie Computers

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 […]

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