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backtalk

[′bak‚tȯk]
(computer science)
Passage of information from a standby computer to the active computer.
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The program "Take the Cake: A Generational Backtalk" explores current changes in values: "For many years," says its blurb, "intellectual freedom, a core value of librarianship and many colleagues in the publishing world, has looked to a near First Amendment absolutism.
ROBIN BECKER is the author of Tiger Heron (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2014); Domain of Perfect Affection (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2006); The Horse Fair (2000); All-American Girl (1996), which won the 1996 Lambda Literary Award in Lesbian Poetry; Giacometti's Dog (1990); Backtalk (1982); and Personal Effects (1977).
When more services are available, Echo will update the settings automatically through the cloud--without any backtalk.
One also senses that it is Lucy's backtalk that makes her attractive to Paul; as she herself observes, "nothing drove him so nearly frantic as the tremor of an apprehensive and distrustful spirit; nothing soothed him like confidence tempered with gentleness" (Villette, 273).
A post in BackTalk, filed under "criminally negligent journalism," called out the newspaper for running a front page story with the headline, "Anonymity in Police Shooting Fuels Frustration." While not untrue, the headline hardly told the story of what was really happening in Ferguson, which was that the police force--looking more and more similar to the military--used violent (but nonlethal) force on mostly nonviolent protestors.
Although, I admit, I desire, Occasionally, some backtalk From the mute sky, I can't honestly complain: A certain minor light may still Lean incandescent Out of kitchen table or chair As if a celestial burning took Possession of the most obtuse objects now and then (10) [FIGURE 6 OMITTED]
Eventually Kailasha become involved at the highest level, responding to millions with crisp, clear advice and no backtalk. As she moved to London, back to India, West Africa, Slough and Southall, Liverpool, and finally Pakistan, Kailasha dispensed the same clear-headed advice to Punjabi men and women, many of whom were caught between worlds and trying to sort it out.
A "Japanese Monument", located at the west end of the Bikini Island village, dates to about 1939 and commemorates the death of several people killed in an air crash in the lagoon (Bikini Backtalk 1947: 3).
I made things up: fictitious names I called my sister, egregious attitude and backtalk toward my parents (which happened, yes, though perhaps not that same week, or with such dramatic detail.)
Bennis explains that "reflective backtalk" coming from a respected person on the job becomes a valuable learning tool.
Backtalk: Four steps to ending rude behavior in your kids.
SENSEable City Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011 Backtalk is one of a number of projects from MIT recently, addressing the consequences and implications of globalisation (Source Maps is another such example).