from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act of exploring another's ideas through questioning.
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I have all kinds of mentors who are far craftier than I so I can do much brain-picking and advice-asking. lalalalalala.
They're brain-picking the galaxy, perhaps the universe. '
Somehow he managed it so that the entire group went to dinner together, for mutual brain-picking.
Outside developers are supposed to be available for brain-picking.
Weekly Webcomic Wrapup makes a webcomic - Did you know they make psychologists get psychoanalyzed before they can practice their brain-picking craft?
I've been reading and brain-picking for months on this topic, trying to understand it and trying to come up with how I feel about the possibility of making a longer-term commitment to a country that is known to consume empires.
You certainly would be entitled to squawk if I tried to get you into a scheme to jump somebody else's patent rights -- even if they held them by a yellow-dog, brain-picking contract. "