Computer Networking Metaphor – A Podcast!

by Craig Evans

For analysts who work in the field of computer networking, words like ‘infrastructure’ and ‘architecture’ are important for helping to quantify and define the abstract nature of the work they do. But how much does metaphor make up the language of the world of computer networking and why does it have such an important role to play? I caught up with a friend of mine, Dan, who works in the industry, to ask him about his own experiences and thoughts on the subject. Click here to find out what he had to say.

The linked conversation is primarily based around the article Conceptual Metaphors in Computer Networking Terminology by Carol G Lombard.

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