Sideways Dictionary


130 bookmarks. First posted by mayonissen march 2017.


RT : Technical concepts explained with analogies. Like the Urban Dictionary for tech terms …
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july 2017 by _1134
Dictionary for Technology terms
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july 2017 by deejbah
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 
june 2017 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.
dictionary 
june 2017 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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june 2017 by nilblank
analogy metaphor simile
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june 2017 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.
may 2017 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...
may 2017 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 
may 2017 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 
april 2017 by ashwath22
Analogies for technical terms
language  reference  dictionaries 
april 2017 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 technological ideas. Because if everyone understands technology better, we can make technology work better for everyone.
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april 2017 by spentacular
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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april 2017 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 
april 2017 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 
april 2017 by braposo
Explain to laymen some complex technical terms
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april 2017 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 
april 2017 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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april 2017 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 
april 2017 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 
april 2017 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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april 2017 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 
april 2017 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.
april 2017 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 
april 2017 by bezthomas
RT : The Sideways Dictionary uses analogies to define tech terms
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april 2017 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
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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