Don Jones

Tech | Career | Musings

This isn’t actually a “policing” situation – it’s just something I thought you might find interesting. Writers – especially technical writers – often have to work within the scope of globalization. Globalization is a way of writing that lends itself to localization, which is the process of translating a communication into another language and culture. For example, you can help globalize …

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You do not utilize a computer. You use a computer. verb (used with object), used, using. 1. to employ for some purpose; put into service; make use of: to use a knife. 2. to avail oneself of; apply to one’s own purposes: to use the facilities. 3. to expend or consume in use: We have used the money provided. 4. to treat or behave toward: He did not use his employees with much consideration. 5. to take unfair advantage of; exploit: to use people to gain one’s own ends. 6. to drink, smoke, or ingest habitually: to use drugs. 7. to habituate or accustom. Utilize is a word often used by people who think that it makes them sound smarter, because “z” and all that. These people are wrong. The word utilize is generally …

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The US government, in particular, is doing this a lot. “We have a big cyber initiative.” “We’re very concerned about cyber.” Cyber, cyber, cyber. cyber Online sex that loners engage in if they are too ugly and boring to get a real boyfriend/girlfriend. Loner1: Hey wanna cyber? Loner2: Sure, baby, let me virtually take my …

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premise. noun 1. Also, premiss. Logic. a proposition supporting or helping to support a conclusion. premises. noun a tract of land including its buildings. a building together with its grounds or other appurtenances. the property forming the subject of a conveyance or bequest. See the difference? Something that’s on-premise is something which is aligned to the original proposition or logic. Something that’s on-premises is located on-site. if you insists, because I know how you kids are with the shortcuts these days, on-prem can be …

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