February 21, 2007

geek lingo

some cool geek lingo -

ALL NEW - software is not compatible with previous versions
APPLE - Arrogance Produces Profit-Losing Entity
BINARY - the ability to have friends of both sexes
BLAMESTORMING - sitting around in a group discussing why a deadline was missed or a project failed and who was responsible
BOOKMARK - take note of a person for future reference
BREAKTHROUGH - nearly booted on the first try
CD-ROM - Consumer Device, Rendered Obsolete in Months
CHARACTER DENSITY - number of very weird people in the office, divided by the floor space
COBWEB SITE - a World Wide Web Site that hasn't been updated for a long time. A dead web page
CRASH - normal termination; typical computer response to any critical deadline
CUBE FARM - an office filled with cubicles
DATA BASE - medium used to store errors, so that they can be processed and printed many times by the computer system
DOS - defunct operating system
GLAZING - corporate-speak for sleeping with your eyes open
MICROSOFT - Most Intelligent Customers Realize Our Software Only Fools Teenagers
PLUG & PLAY - new hire who doesn't need any training

No comments: