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Explanations for words & phrases in Dilbert

Sunday, January 19, 2020

Master Engineer

There isn’t a “master engineer” job level – Dilbert’s boss is just trying to make Dilbert do more work.

Platinum Engineer

Another made-up job level.

Monday, January 20, 2020

Autonomous drones

Drones that can act on their own, without needing a command from a human.

Gazebo

A small structure that provides shade – many Americans have one in their backyard.

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Lure

Temp someone to do something.

Judgmental

Quickly deciding if something is bad or not, with limited information.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

No special vocabulary for Wednesday

Thursday, January 23, 2020

No special vocabulary for Thursday

Friday, January 24, 2020

Looks like a duck…

An old expression – it doesn’t matter if you call a duck something else, because if it looks like, walks like, and quakes like a duck, then it’s a duck.

Deep fake

Using image / video technology to replace one person in a video with another.

Saturday, January 25, 2020

No special vocabulary for Saturday