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computerese

An umbrella term for all the names, terms and jargon in the high-tech industry.
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Its graphic orientation and user prompts let machinists get down to the business of machining and leaves the computerese to the programmer.
Multi-media" is computerese for what used to be called audiovisual--incorporating slides, movies, and music or other sounds.
If you have begun to delve into the exotic world of computerese, you will find there are not only exotic phrases to know, but some to avoid as well.
The documented step-by-step algorithm procedures for moving averages, exponential smoothing, Winter's model, multiplicative decomposition, Box-Jenkins model, cycle regression, and multiple regression have successfully avoided computerese and forecasting jargon.
Cheng says, "We believe in using plain English on the site, no computerese, so that people of all levels can browse and feel right at home.
Bit is computerese for a tiny piece of electronic information.
When today's vocabulary is becoming as bad as "creative" spelling and including words like "parenting," "proacting," and the new computerese of "accessing," "menus," "bytes," and "windows," it is apparent that the "New Age" proponents are taking over.
Here's a useful bit of information you can use to get even with the next person who attempts to bury you in computerese.
To save technologist time and to avoid the worry of having to teach computerese, I pulled all the above areas together under one application.
Even computer professionals will appreciate the concise explanations in plain English, not computerese.

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