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|A computer is a stupid machine with the ability to do incredibly smart things, while |
computer programmers are smart people with the ability ... DAVE BARRY The
word 'user' is the word used by the computer professional when they mean idiot.
|User, noun. The word computer professionals use when they mean "idiot." —|
Dave Barry There are only two industries that refer to their customers as "users. ...
imagination and surf the undiscovered future of technology, but first a few
questions to assist you in formulating your user profile. ... Here's the big question:
Do you ever feel that you once used computers and computer programs as tools
to get a ...
|Section 2.4 lists tests that an attachment should pass before a careful user will |
consider opening it. ... When a security vulnerability is discovered in a widely-
used program or operating system routine, its maker often issues a patch to
correct the flaw in the ... The word computer professionals use when they mean “
|A cute little humorous term used to explain why the computer had your Shipping |
Department send 150 highly ... generate thousands of numbers instead of
actually working. USER. The word that computer professionals use when they
|Because of their familiarity with the problem domain they can come up with better |
solutions than we can. SMEs may ... Positive Aspects of SMEs Concerns about
Using SMEs Save time by providing a single source of May rely on SME too
much so solution User, n. The word computer professionals use when they mean
|Compromise: An arrangement whereby people who can't get what they want |
make sure nobody else does either. — Dick Cavett Computers ... Dave Barry
User: The word that computer professionals use when they mean “idiot”. — Dave
|technicians what PICNIC meant, and he laughed and reluctantly told me it meant |
“Problem In Chair, Not In Computer!” — Anonymous It's ... Dave Barry User: The
word that computer professionals use when they mean “idiot.” — Dave Barry ...
|Practically everyone does. The resulting cacophony drowns out serious |
discussion. —Clifford Stall, 1995 Warning: the Internet may contain traces of nuts.
— Anonymous USER. The word that computer professionals use when they
|Every computer professional has heard those tired, old jokes about how the user |
can never tell anyone exactly what he ... has led to an adversarial relationship —
with programmers sure that end users are idiots rather than professionals whose
... he word “acronym," according to Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary, is a
word formed from the initial letter or letters of each .... For example, CAI was used
to represent computer-aided instruction, but nowadays it may mean
|produce x Derived from the French word proteÂger, meaning `protect', the noun |
proteÂgeÂ has the (optional) feminine form ... The noun professional is used to
denote such people. x In general usage the word professional, in the sense of ...
Many users object to the wider application of the term to include other middle-
class occupations: . a marketing professional ... to the computing sense of `(
provide with) a series of coded instructions': . a computer program . to program a