[Cerowrt-devel] Fwd: The 2017 Mirai
alan.christopher.jenkins at gmail.com
Fri Jan 6 04:50:37 EST 2017
On 06/01/2017, Jonathan Morton <chromatix99 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 5 Jan, 2017, at 20:46, Dave Taht <dave.taht at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Probably the most unfortunate name chosen for a car, since the nova, given
>> the number of emissions from the mirai botnet.
> “Mirai” simply means “future” in Japanese. It’s also a reasonably pretty
> word, with the virtue of not being made up by some focus group.
> I assume their marketing team doesn’t pay much attention to the tech press -
> computer literacy in Japan is surprisingly low.
>> since the Nova? whats was wrong with that as a name, it was a popular car
> In Spanish, “no va” means “doesn’t go”. There are a *lot* of Spanish
> speakers in the Nova’s target market.
Happy new year.
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