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pemo (Notes from a Small [Academic] Island) ++++++++++++++++++ It's all academic! ++++++++++++++++++ February 2007 Entries
Simplifying Jargon

Think of some managementspeak, and propose a plain-English translation/definition.

For example ...

Mindset - attitude/opinion/stance/view?
Thinking outside of the envelope - thinking creatively?
Customer centric - focused on the customer?

Your turn.

Posted On Wednesday, February 7, 2007 10:36 AM

Why didn't I patent this!
A while back, um, quite a while back now [2nd Sept 2002], I wrote a piece for Computer Weekly about how AV can't work perfectly. As part of that, I said a little something about how an operating system should do more to protect the user - by not automatically starting processes that the user hadn't authorized, e.g., say process A [which you trust] suddenly tries to start process B [which you don't trust] - well, the OS should tell you about this and ask for permission! The bit of this - that made ......

Posted On Friday, February 2, 2007 7:47 PM

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