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    What is a computing mode?

    I have seen this term in a self-development course.
    Could you tell me what it means in plain English?
    Let me give you some background info. about that;
    "People using the computing mode usually assume a posture that is rigid or restrained, and their facial expressions and gestures are limited and neutral. The tone of voice has little variety or change in pitch."

    Thanks again.

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    Re: What is a computing mode?

    It's not a fixed phrase I've met; but the word "mode" has become more popular of late (this is a personal view). It means 'way of being or behaving'. People 'in the computing mode' are behaving (in some way - that I don't think the user of the phrase has really thought about) rigidly, unthinkingly, rigorously... (but, presumably, not crashing at the least appropriate time, overheating, finding gazillions of irrelevant answers...).

    Look here: mode: Definition, Synonyms and Much More from Answers.com

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    Re: What is a computing mode?

    Thanks, b.

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