Lexicon

Bug

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EN If we consult a well-respected dictionary, a bug is an insect or other creeping or crawling small invertebrate, commonly considered obnoxious. But that's not what we're talking about of course. Although, our kind of bug is also pretty obnoxious. We are referring to an error or flaw in a computer program that may prevent it from working correctly or produce an incorrect or unintended result. It happens all the time, you know it, we know it! So bugs are pretty common, but why? Well, all software is written by humans and it contains an enormous amount of code. So mistakes are bound to happen. We've all had a slip of the pen, so it's normal sometimes developers have a slip of the keyboard. But they always manage to fix it. #bugfix #hotfix


NL Als we er een gerespecteerd vertaalwoordenboek op naslaan, is een bug een insect of een ander klein kruipsel van de ongewervelde soort. Wordt meestal nogal onaangenaam ervaren ook. Maar dat is natuurlijk niet waar we het op dit moment over hebben. (Oef!) Hoewel, de term heeft zijn oorsprong in de kruipende soort (weetje!) en ons soort bug is al even onaangenaam. We hebben het dan over een error of fout in een computerprogramma die eigenlijk belemmeren dat het programma naar behoren werkt of die verkeerde of onbedoelde resultaten produceren. Inderdaad, dat gebeurt nogal vaak. Ik weet het, jij weet het, wij weten het. Bugs zijn dus tamelijk gangbaar. Maar waarom? Wel, alle software wordt doorgaans door mensen geschreven en omvat enorme hoeveelheden code. Foutjes zijn quasi onvermijdelijk. We schrijven allemaal wel eens een foutje, dus is het ook maar normaal dat programmeurs soms ook een steek laten vallen op hun toetsenbord. Ze slagen er wel altijd in om gebeurlijke fouten ook terug recht te zetten hoor. #bugfix #hotfix


What's with this lexicon?

Digital transformation, Artificial intelligence, Robots takings our jobs, ... my GOD what a scary time we live in! Right? No, not really. We live in a very exciting time of endless possibilities, of genius new answers to questions we haven’t even been able to formulate... Some people just want to make good money by starting a fire and then being hired to put it out. We don’t like that at Bagaar. No apocalyptic vibes for us, we’re too zen for that.

The intelligence game will be won by those who know how to ask & answer questions critically.

Technology is evolving at a crazy pace, absolutely, and sometimes it might be a bit mindblowing, but don’t worry, humans are still the writers of this story, we decide how it goes. At Bagaar we help our clients every day to gear up for any technological challenge they may be up to, we have a very big toolbox of digital answers to their problems and are very happy to help them in writing their own story. This time we wanted to do something not only for our clients but for everyone, our moms, the guy at the busstop, politicians, journalists, whoever may be helped with a little free knowledge.

Core message here: Trojan: Nice for the greeks, not for you.

So, we wrote this lexicon in the assumption that if people would have more information, and a bit of guidance, they wouldn’t have to feel so helpless when hearing about Digital transformation, MVP’s, Frontend, AWS, Trojans, UX, UI, ... (Que?) We assembled all the buzzwords we use on a daily basis and tried to give a down to earth, simple explanation for each of them. Take it with you, read through it when you’re waiting on a train or getting your nails done and next time somebody starts a fire, you just blow it out yourself (or if it’s too big call Bagaar).

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