Lexicon

CPU

// noun

EN CPU stands for Central Processing Unit. You could say this is the COO of your computer. It handles all the operations. When you are binging on Netflix, while you have Photoshop open, ordering Deliveroo and at the same time updating 7 programs ... your CPU will probably go through the roof! It means you're wearing it out and your laptop sounds as if it's ready for take-off.


NL CPU staat voor Central Processing Unit, een beetje als de COO van je computer. (Chief Operations Officer ;) ) CPU beheert de werking van je systeem. Als je Netflix aan het binge-watchen bent, terwijl Photoshop open staat, je ondertussen Deliveroo bestelt en er tegelijk nog 7 programma’s met een update bezig zijn… zal je CPU waarschijnlijk ergens tegen het plafond plakken! Dat wil zeggen dat je ‘m aan het uitputten bent en je laptop vermoedelijk klinkt alsof hij klaar is voor take-off of een burn-out nabij.


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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