Sideways Dictionary


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Sideways dictionary — it's like a dictionary, but using analogies instead of definitions. Use it as a tool for finding and sharing helpful analogies to explain technological ideas. Because if everyone understands technology better, we can make technology work better for everyone.
sideways  tech  dictionary 
2 days ago by ashwath22
Analogies for technical terms
language  reference  dictionaries 
3 days ago by leereamsnyder
Sideways dictionary — it's like a dictionary, but using analogies instead of definitions. Use it as a tool for finding and sharing helpful analogies to explain technology. Because if everyone understands technology better, we can make technology work better for everyone.
technology  explained  word  dictionary 
3 days ago by sebbi
Sideways dictionary — it's like a dictionary, but using analogies instead of definitions. Use it as a tool for finding and sharing helpful analogies to explain technology. Because if everyone understands technology better, we can make technology work better for everyone.
technology  language  reference  dictionary 
4 days ago by segfault
Sideways dictionary — it's like a dictionary, but using analogies instead of definitions. Use it as a tool for finding and sharing helpful analogies to explain technological ideas. Because if everyone understands technology better, we can make technology work better for everyone.
reference  technology  dictionary  language  analogy  tech  terms 
5 days ago by braposo
Explain to laymen some complex technical terms
webstuff  resource:dev  resource 
6 days ago by creativename
Sideways dictionary — it's like a dictionary, but using analogies instead of definitions. Use it as a tool for finding and sharing helpful analogies to explain technological ideas. Because if everyone understands technology better, we can make technology work better for everyone.
tech  writing  reference  design  education 
7 days ago by whylom
Sideways dictionary — it's like a dictionary, but using analogies instead of definitions. Use it as a tool for finding and sharing helpful analogies to explain technological ideas. Because if everyone understands technology better, we can make technology work better for everyone.
dwt 
17 days ago by iwebthings
It's like a dictionary, but using analogies instead of definitions. Use it as a tool for finding and sharing helpful analogies to explain technology. Because if everyone understands technology better, we can make technology work better for everyone.
work  technology 
18 days ago by grifflet
Sideways dictionary — it's like a dictionary, but using analogies instead of definitions. Use it as a tool for finding and sharing helpful analogies to explain technological ideas. Because if everyone understands technology better, we can make technology work better for everyone.
technology  reference  language  dictionary  analogy  tech  terms  via:popular  vocabulary  jargon 
20 days ago by atran
Sideways dictionary — it's like a dictionary, but using analogies instead of definitions. Use it as a tool for finding and sharing helpful analogies to explain technological ideas. Because if everyone understands technology better, we can make technology work better for everyone.
explain  ressource 
23 days ago by denisbertrand
Sideways dictionary — it's like a dictionary, but using analogies instead of definitions. Use it as a tool for finding and sharing helpful analogies to explain technological ideas. Because if everyone understands technology better, we can make technology work better for everyone.
dictionary  language  reference  technology  analogy  tech  terms  via:popular  vocabulary  jargon 
25 days ago by speckz
Sideways dictionary — it's like a dictionary, but using analogies instead of definitions. Use it as a tool for finding and sharing helpful analogies to explain technological ideas. Because if everyone understands technology better, we can make technology work better for everyone.
25 days ago by psanwikarja
Sideways dictionary — it's like a dictionary, but using analogies instead of definitions. Use it as a tool for finding and sharing helpful analogies to explain technology. Because if everyone understands technology better, we can make technology work better for everyone.
reference  technology  analogy  it 
26 days ago by bezthomas
RT : The Sideways Dictionary uses analogies to define tech terms
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26 days ago by scarequotes
The Sideways Dictionary – Technical concepts in true 'laymans' terms
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4 weeks ago by nn
Sideways dictionary — it's like a dictionary, but using analogies instead of definitions. Use it as a tool for finding and sharing helpful analogies to explain technological ideas. Because if everyone understands technology better, we can make technology work better for everyone.
dictionary  technology  reference 
4 weeks ago by jpkoudstaal
Google's parent company has a side project that collects analogies to explain tech concepts https://t.co/EXXbRO9zMA

Google's parent company has a side project that collects analogies to explain tech concepts https://t.co/EXXbRO9zMA

— Cory Chainsman (@corychainsman) March 27, 2017
IFTTT  Twitter 
4 weeks ago by corychainsman
definition by analogy
dictionary  reference 
4 weeks ago by markhurst
Sideways dictionary — it's like a dictionary, but using analogies instead of definitions. Use it as a tool for finding and sharing helpful analogies to explain technological ideas. Because if everyone understands technology better, we can make technology work better for everyone.
dictionary  language  reference  technology  analogy  tech  terms  vocabulary 
4 weeks ago by nununo
This side project by The Washington Post is like a dictionary, but with analogies instead of definitions. They liken tech terms like APIs to "the connectors on the back of your TV," so the rest of us normies can understand them. Seriously, spend 5 minutes here to entertain/educate yaself.
tools 
5 weeks ago by eaconley
Sideways dictionary — it's like a dictionary, but using analogies instead of definitions. Use it as a tool for finding and sharing helpful analogies to explain technological ideas. Because if everyone understands technology better, we can make technology work better for everyone.
resources  technology  dictionary  reference  tech 
5 weeks ago by jdaysy
Sideways dictionary — it's like a dictionary, but using analogies instead of definitions. Use it as a tool for finding and sharing helpful analogies to explain technological ideas. Because if everyone understands technology better, we can make technology work better for everyone.
5 weeks ago by trvr
Sideways dictionary — it's like a dictionary, but using analogies instead of definitions. Use it as a tool for finding and sharing helpful analogies to explain technological ideas. Because if everyone understands technology better, we can make technology work better for everyone.
dictionary  handywebservices  tech 
5 weeks ago by procload
"It's like a dictionary, but using analogies instead of definitions. Use it as a tool for finding and sharing helpful analogies"
reference 
5 weeks ago by elq
Sideways dictionary — it's like a dictionary, but using analogies instead of definitions. Use it as a tool for finding and sharing helpful analogies to explain technological ideas. Because if everyone understands technology better, we can make technology work better for everyone.
dictionary  analogy 
5 weeks ago by blurback
huh! a (basically) metaphorical explainer repository for tech terms. neat. h/t
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5 weeks ago by freerange_inc
huh! a (basically) metaphorical explainer repository for tech terms. neat. h/t
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5 weeks ago by charisse
Sideways dictionary — it's like a dictionary, but using analogies instead of definitions. Use it as a tool for finding and sharing helpful analogies to explain technological ideas. Because if everyone understands technology better, we can make technology work better for everyone.
5 weeks ago by creditcardnumber
Definitions of computer terms
vocabulary  computing 
5 weeks ago by wilsond
Sideways dictionary — it's like a dictionary, but using analogies instead of definitions. Use it as a tool for finding and sharing helpful analogies to explain technological ideas. Because if everyone understands technology better, we can make technology work better for everyone.
funny-project 
5 weeks ago by lenciel
The coolest thing from 's latest is Sideways Dictionary. Great geek-to-non-geek tool.
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5 weeks ago by brandonuttley
RT : "it's like a dictionary, but using analogies instead of definitions [for tech stuff]."
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6 weeks ago by noahsussman
"it's like a dictionary, but using analogies instead of definitions [for tech stuff]."
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6 weeks ago by tometaxu