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brain dump

(The act of telling someone) everything one knows about a particular topic. Typically used when someone is going to let a new party maintain a piece of code. Conceptually analogous to an operating system core dump in that it saves a lot of useful state before an exit. "You'll have to give me a brain dump on FOOBAR before you start your new job at HackerCorp." At Sun, this is also known as "TOI" (transfer of information).

brain dump

An unorganized pile of written information quickly put together in an email or newsgroup message in response to a general question. See memory dump.
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Ross Noble: Brain Dump is at The Sands Centre, Carlisle on September 29 and Newcastle City Hall from December 14-17.
They provide you with the highlights from the exhibits and sessions you will experience throughout the week in short, fast-moving brain dumps that make it slightly difficult to process without a hot, dark brown performance-enhancing drug slowly cooling by your side.
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For those who loathe outlining the chapter titled "Eureka" includes a detailed explanation of a Brain Dump technique that is the basis of an organic outline.
Prompted by a student comment that college lacked intellectual challenge, the author and colleagues sat in on an English class described as "a brain dump.
Ross Noble: Brain Dump Famed for his super quick freewheeling style and highly imaginative flights of fancy, a Ross Noble show is always an unmissable event and this time he's having a bit of a brain dump and needs your help.
ROSS NOBLE - BRAIN DUMP Date: Friday 14 October Time: Show: 8pm Venue: Ulster Hall As always Ross has lots of stuff backing up in his head and it's time to let it all out.
Comedian Ross Noble warms up his new Brain Dump tour on Saturday and Sunday.
50 from the website Ross Noble: Brain Dump Philharmonic Hall, November 5 Another comedian who has made the Phil his Liverpool home, Geordie Noble - described as "everybody's favourite randomist" - returns this autumn with his show, Brain Dump.
THE king of improvisational comedy, Ross Noble (above), is coming to Coventry's Warwick Arts Centre on his new tour Brain Dump.