Oct 23 2007

SNAFU

Tag: 01Joaquim Anguas @ 9:54 pm

de: http://www.catb.org/jargon/html/S/SNAFU-principle.html

SNAFU principle/n./

[from a WWII Army acronym for ‘Situation Normal, All Fucked Up’] “True communication is possible only between equals, because inferiors are more consistently rewarded for telling their superiors pleasant lies than for telling the truth.:” — a central tenet of Discordianism, often invoked by hackers to explain why authoritarian hierarchies screw up so reliably and systematically.


Jun 28 2007

Chrome

Tag: (i)realidadJoaquim Anguas @ 7:05 am

de: http://www.catb.org/jargon/html/C/chrome.html

chrome /n./

[from automotive slang via wargaming] Showy features added to attract users but contributing little or nothing to the power of a system. “The 3D icons in Motif are just chrome, but they certainly are pretty chrome!” Distinguished from bells and whistles by the fact that the latter are usually added to gratify developers’ own desires for featurefulness. Often used as a term of contempt.

Los “3D icons in Motif” se han convertido en esto

…en solo 10 años.

Progreso, le llaman. “El progreso del chrome“…

No tengo una traducción para “chrome”.

Vale, si la tengo.

Pero no la voy a poner aquí…