Saturday, February 11, 2012

ElectroniCast - GAGGLE

This BLOG provides vital information related to the Fiber Optic Communication / Optical Communication field with an emphasis on the Latin American geographic region.  Stephen Montgomery, a senior consultant at ElectroniCast Consultants is constantly conducting both primary and secondary market and technology information research.  Be sure to check-out his BLOG on a daily basis.

The term “Gaggle” refers to an informal news briefing by ElectroniCast staff on current and interesting items to them, which are then relayed to the BLOG for all to review.

Definition of “Gaggle” from Wikipedia

A gaggle is a term of venery for a flock of geese that isn't in flight; in flight, the group can be called a skein.

In terms of geese, a gaggle is equal to at least five geese.

In terms of salt, a gaggle is equal to eight fifty pound bags of salt. Usually one layer on a skid.

In military slang, a gaggle is an unorganized group doing nothing. In aviation, it is a large, loosely organized tactical formation of aircraft.

In the field of systems biology, The Gaggle is an open source software framework for exchanging data between independently developed software tools and databases to enable interactive exploration of data.

Press Gaggle -- A "press gaggle" (as distinct from a press conference or press briefing) is the nickname given to an informal briefing by the White House Press Secretary which (as used by press secretaries for the George W. Bush administration) is on the record, but disallows videography. The term can also be used to refer to the informal interactions between the press and the press secretary that occur before a videotaped press briefing.

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