= K =
1. [acronym] Knowledge In, Bullshit Out.
A summary of what happens whenever valid data is passed through an
organization (or person) that deliberately or accidentally
disregards or ignores its significance. Consider, for example,
what an advertising campaign can do with a product's actual
specifications. Compare GIGO; see also SNAFU principle.
2. James Parry <firstname.lastname@example.org>, a Usenetter infamous for
various surrealist net.pranks and an uncanny, machine-assisted
knack for joining any thread in which his nom de guerre is
mentioned. He has a website at http://www.kibo.com/.
--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.