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Last week we heard from Mike Pope, a technical writer and editor at Microsoft, about how mathematical terms evolve in common usage. Now Mike introduces us to some unusual jargon in the computer programming community.  Continue reading...
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Terms from mathematics have a habit of working their way into common usage, especially among business types. Mike Pope, a technical writer and editor at Microsoft, takes a look at what happens when math terms with precise meanings turn fuzzy in extended use. The deltas (changes) can be significant.  Continue reading...
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Do you know what it means to dogfood a product? Have you ever taken part in a bug bash? Mike Pope, a technical editor at Microsoft, takes us on a tour of some of the quirky jargon that has sprung up at the software giant.  Continue reading...
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What happens when a misspelling gets enshrined in official documentation? Mike Pope, a technical writer and editor at Microsoft, looks at some embarrassing typographical errors that continue to linger in the world of computer programming.  Continue reading...
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