2009年5月30日 星期六

misplaced, czar, tsar, tzar, cybersecurity, neutrality

President Barack Obama said Friday that cybersecurity is critically important and an area that the U.S. isn't "as prepared as we should be," though he added that he remains supportive of net neutrality.

Obama to Create 'Cyber Czar' Position

President Barack Obama will announce on Friday the creation of a "cyber czar" position, stepping up efforts to better protect the nation's computer networks.

czar, tsar, tzar

━━ n. (時にC-) 帝政ロシア皇帝; (時にC-) 皇帝, 専制君主.
czar・e・vitch
 ━━ n. 帝政ロシア皇太子.
cza・rev・na
 ━━ n. 帝政ロシア皇女[皇太子妃].
cza・ri・na
━━ n. (時にC-) 帝政ロシア皇后.
czar・ism ━━ n. 専制[独裁]政治.
czar・ist ━━ a., n. ロシア皇帝[帝政]の; 独裁の; 帝政支持者; 独裁支持者.

mis・place

━━ vt. 置き誤る; 置き忘れる; (愛情・信用を)不当の人に与える; 時と所を誤る.
mis・placed ━━ a.
mis・place・ment ━━ n. 置き誤り.

misplace Show phonetics
verb [T]
to lose something temporarily by forgetting where you have put it:
She misplaced her keys so often that her secretary used to carry spare ones for her.



f-Laws are subversive epigrams about common management practices.

Systems Theorist Russell L. Ackoff and his co-author Herbert J.
Addison invented the term in 2006 to describe their series of over 100
distilled observations of bad leadership and the misplaced wisdom that
often surrounds management in organizations.



Officials say that is key to understanding why he pushed so hard for a West Side stadium to the detriment of his own standing in polls. Opponents and allies alike theorized that Mr. Bloomberg did so out of misplaced loyalty to his economic development czar, Mr. Doctoroff. But aides said he had come around to Mr. Doctoroff's thinking.

又二
Tweens Love Broadway, but Can’t Save It Alone
By CAMPBELL ROBERTSON
Girls are the demographic of the moment for Broadway producers, but some consider that enthusiasm misplaced.


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