Tuesday, February 21

IT = Idiosyncratic Technocrats

I have been trying to view IT from a non-IT point of view for a while now. Ironically I do belong to the IT bandwagon, thought am not all too merry about it :) under the current circumstances. Little did I know 13 years back how all-pervasive and banal it would turn into. So here is a little quirk of these crackpots brought to your noice ;).

The clause "High Level" is used to hint at something obscure for a person. Likewise the clause "Low Level" is used to indicate something down to earth to graps - "piece of cake", no complication. Any pedestrian learned person would concur with this, wouldn't they?

Unless he belong to IT, who would argue that a "High Level Language" is easy to understand, whilst "Low Level Language" are obstruce.

And and rationalization for it - "from a certain point of view YES what you say is right, but blah blah blah" *sigh*, as if he /she were as insightful as Darth Sidious trying to convince Anakin that Good and Bad are just a point of view.

What a bunch of oddballs =))


At Tuesday, February 21, 2006 1:43:00 PM, Anonymous Hiren said...

Just as languages of cultures mix, these things are bound to happen. Tech lingo permeates official lingo.

At Friday, February 24, 2006 1:04:00 AM, Blogger cyberkid said...

Thats the most beautiful thing about software. That more often than not, you agree to disagree!

At Friday, February 24, 2006 7:48:00 AM, Blogger SamY said...

@hiren: we talk so much of intuitiveness, but we get down to changing it all backwards. Its inevitable, but just that no one takes the time to notice such things

@sci: Mr.T ;) "I agree" :D


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