Sideways Dictionary


115 bookmarks. First posted by mayonissen march 2017.


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  education  vocabulary  technology  analogy  tech 
18 days ago by e2b
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.
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20 days ago by jberkel
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.
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20 days ago by nilblank
analogy metaphor simile
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21 days ago by mattypenny
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 sascha
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 technolo...
7 weeks ago by jokela
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  reference  language  dictionary 
8 weeks ago by Shoord
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 
8 weeks ago by ashwath22
Analogies for technical terms
language  reference  dictionaries 
9 weeks 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.
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9 weeks 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 
9 weeks 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 
9 weeks ago by braposo
Explain to laymen some complex technical terms
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9 weeks 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 
9 weeks 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.
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11 weeks 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 
11 weeks 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 
11 weeks 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.
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11 weeks 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 
12 weeks 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.
12 weeks 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.
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12 weeks ago by bezthomas
RT : The Sideways Dictionary uses analogies to define tech terms
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12 weeks ago by scarequotes
The Sideways Dictionary – Technical concepts in true 'laymans' terms
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march 2017 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 
march 2017 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
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march 2017 by corychainsman
definition by analogy
dictionary  reference 
march 2017 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 
march 2017 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.
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march 2017 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 
march 2017 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.
march 2017 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.
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march 2017 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 
march 2017 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 
march 2017 by blurback
huh! a (basically) metaphorical explainer repository for tech terms. neat. h/t
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march 2017 by freerange_inc
huh! a (basically) metaphorical explainer repository for tech terms. neat. h/t
from twitter
march 2017 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.
march 2017 by creditcardnumber
Definitions of computer terms
vocabulary  computing 
march 2017 by wilsond