Tower-of-babel meaning

The computer industry in the 20th and 21st centuries. There are countless arbitrary names made up every day for products and functions in this fast-paced field, which is changing constantly, even as you read this paragraph. See naming fiascos and standards.
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(biblical) A tower erected at Babel by the descendants of Noah's son Ham to reach the sky, and whose completion God thwarted by making the workers speak different languages so that they were unable to understand one another.
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(figuratively) A visionary and impractical plan.
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Alternative spelling of tower of Babel.
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