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  • multician
    /muhl-ti'shn/ [coined at Honeywell, ca. 1970] n. Competent user of {{Multics}}. Perhaps oddly, no one has ever promoted the analogous `Unician'.


  •  View Definition: neat hack 

    neat hack


    n. 1. A clever technique. 2. A brilliant practical joke, where neatness is correlated with cleverness, harmlessness, and surprise value. Example the Caltech Rose Bowl card display switch (see "The Meaning of `Hack'", appendix A). See also hack.