QUOTATION OF THE DAY
"The reality is that this came out of nowhere. Rail has gone from near-obsolescence to being critical to oil supplies. It's as if the buggy-whips were back in style."
ANTHONY B. HATCH, a rail transport consultant.
Google's iPad App: Almost Chrome, and Trouble for Apple
By Jared Newman | @OneJaredNewman | November 25, 2011 | + Google has earned a reputation of late for releasing troubled iOS apps. Gmail was so buggy in its initial state that Google had to pull it from the App Store. Google+ was temperamental too, ...
Messrs Tapscott and Williams sometimes get carried away with their enthusiasm for the web. Great innovators often need the courage to ignore the crowd. (Henry Ford was fond of saying that if he had listened to his customers he would have produced a better horse and buggy.) Great organisations need time to cook up world-changing ideas. Hierarchies can be just as valuable to the process of creative destruction as networks. But the authors are nevertheless right to argue that the web is the most radical force of our time. And they are surely also right to predict that it has only just begun to work its magic.
bug, buggySwiss cleaning bug reaches new peaks瑞士清潔狂熱到達顛峰
Google Docs Offline: Though buggy and limited in its current form, this software service has potential as a competitor to Microsoft Office. (Edward N. Albro)
The administration said it had elected not to seek authority for stringent, top-down regulations that would require companies to erect specific barriers to computer intrusions.
The century-old Tibetan Collection has been reinstalled at the Newark Museum, highlighting an astonishing body of art, from gilded sculptures of deities to silver filigree chopsticks.
(also filagree)Translate filigree | into German | into Italian
Origin:late 17th century (earlier as filigreen, filigrane): from French filigrane, from Italian filigrana (from Latin filum 'thread' + granum 'seed')
n. - 金銀絲細工, 易損之物
v. tr. - 用金銀絲裝飾, 作成絲狀飾品
n. - 金銀線細工, 繊細な装飾物
v. - 金銀線細工で飾る
Refers to software that contains many flaws. Many in the software industry swear that bugs are inevitable, and perhaps they are right. As long as we work in the competitive, pressure-cooker environment of our high-tech world, products will more often than not be developed too hastily and released too early. See bug and bugrade.
bug：名詞，口語用法，指對某事物非常熱中，或指對某事物非常熱中的人，如 He’s been bitten by the sailing bug.（他愛上了航海。）
1 …を無視する, 顧みない, 黙殺する, 見て見ぬふりをする
Don't ignore your subordinates.
2 見落とす, 見すごす(overlook).
radical 用"基進"是一般人不太懂的英文字根翻譯法 可考慮用" 根本的/徹底的"
1 ((通例限定))根本的な, 基本的な；基盤［根底］をなす
a radical error
a radical inequality
radical defects in his personality
2 ((通例限定))〈改革などが〉徹底的な, 完全な；極端な
a radical cure
promote a radical change in leadership
3 ((通例限定))〈人・思想が〉急進的傾向の, 過激な；((しばしばR-))急進派の；((通例R-))《米国史》（南北戦争当時の）共和党急進派の
the radical right
the radical left
the radical axis
the radical sign
5 《文法》語根(root)の；《植物》根の, 根生の；《音楽》根音の.
6 ((米俗))すごい, すばらしい, すごく楽しい.
1 過激論者, 急進主義者；((しばしばR-))急進党員, 過激党員.
3 《化学》基, 遊離基.
4 《文法》語根；（漢字の）部首；《音楽》根音；根本, 根元；基本原理.
［後ラテン語rādīcālis （rādix根＋-AL＝根を持った）. △ROOT1, ERADICATE］
n., pl., -gies.
- A small, light, one-horse carriage usually having four wheels in the United States and two wheels in Great Britain.
- A baby carriage.
- A passenger or recreational vehicle, usually with oversized tires, designed for off-road use.
- Informal. An automobile.
- Chiefly Southern U.S. A shopping cart, especially for groceries.
adj., -gi·er, -gi·est.
- Infested with bugs.
- Slang. Crazy.