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  • Barbara Wallraff points out that the Microsoft engineers who designed the Windows computer-operating system spoke English, and used English in what they created, but the words that users see on the screen are available in twenty-eight languages—and the spell-checker offers a choice of four varieties of English.†   (source)
  • I was just Travis 2.0—all the same files in a brand-new, fully functioning operating system.†   (source)
  • Your Imperial Majesty, this is the Qin 1.0 operating system we developed.†   (source)
  • Don't let the nam-shub into your operating system.†   (source)
  • Next came the loading of the operating system.†   (source)
  • And the incredibly easy-to-use three-dimensional OASIS OS, which GSS gave away for free, became the single most popular computer operating system in the world.†   (source)
  • If the computer's operating system was rewritten, computer scientists realized, the machine's time could be shared; the computer could be trained to handle hundreds of tasks at the same time.†   (source)
  • It sounds as though these me served as the operating system of the society, organizing an inert collection of people into a functioning system.†   (source)
  • It's all controlled by a bios—a Built-In Operating System-an onboard computer with a flat-panel screen built into the top of the fuel tank.†   (source)
  • Wang subconsciously thought of her as the long-obsolete DOS operating system: a blank, black screen, a bare "C:\>" prompt, a blinking cursor.†   (source)
  • There's a little blip in the operating system that hits me right in the gut every time you come in the door," Da5id says.†   (source)
  • Twenty minutes later, Three Body's Von Neumann architecture human-formation computer had begun full operations under the Qin 1.0 operating system.†   (source)
  • The operating system of society.†   (source)
  • Their collaboration method seems similar to popular open-source practices, like the kind used to make the Linux operating system.†   (source)
  • This allowed us to increase the memory capacity to meet the minimum requirements for running the Qin 1.0 operating system.†   (source)
  • It digs into The Black Sun's operating system, rifles it for information, and then throws up a flat square map in front of his face, giving him a quick overview of who's here and whom they're talking to.†   (source)
  • His original agreement with the McDonalds gave them a legal right to block any changes in the chain's operating system.†   (source)
  • "When management determines exactly how every task is to be done ...and can impose its own rules about pace, output, quality, and technique:' the sociologist Robin Leidner has noted, "[it] makes workers increasingly interchangeable:' The management no longer depends upon the talents or skills of its workers — those things are built into the operating system and machines.†   (source)
  • While his competitors use highly computerized operating systems that instantaneously display a customer's order on TV monitors in the kitchen, Feamster's restaurants remain firmly planted in the era of ballpoint pens and yellow paper receipts.†   (source)
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