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computerese

An umbrella term for all the names, terms and jargon in the high-tech industry.
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Computerese is the use of computer jargon in your writing.
Microscopists, however, need to be knowledgeable in their core discipline as well as fluent in microscopy, sample preparation, and at least comfortable in computerese and electronics.
At the heart of its push for new technology is the digital revolution, whereby pictures and words are compressed, encoded and transmitted in computerese, rather than electrical signals, which is then decoded at the other end.
For the millions who need to learn about new software but have no desire to become fluent in computerese, Kilcullen began producing anxiety-free computer reference books.
Compared to Greek, Latin, and Japanese, English is relatively easy to learn, although its vocabulary is extensive and increasing daily as computerese has pushed its way into daily living.
This involves becoming involved in or at least visiting operations when possible, identifying and working with not just key decisionmakers but also the front line people who know the real business, and presenting studies and models not as exercises in techniques but as possible solutions to the real problems of real people - with the presentation in English - not statistics, computerese, or theory.
About the only major difference is that he feels free to use more computerese.
In practice, of course, convenience and realism dictate that performers choose what in computerese is known as the default option.
Its graphic orientation and user prompts let machinists get down to the business of machining and leaves the computerese to the programmer.
Unlike motor car terminology where SX may imply a "super" or high powered model, SX in computerese means less than full power.
Multi-media" is computerese for what used to be called audiovisual--incorporating slides, movies, and music or other sounds.
The detritus of these short-cuts is found in every aspect of computerese.

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