Sunday, October 26, 2014

11. Technical Terminology

  1. Take the first 5 letters* in your pvlearners user name and look up tech terms from the links below that start with your names letters.  Pick terms you can relate to.  Define each term then write a sentence or two in your own words on each about how this technology is used or why your choice might interest you.  Absolutely no credit will be given for repeat terms!

* See my example in the first comment below. If you have less than 5 letters pick a random letter to finish the assignment.  Read all the other comments so you don't repeat a term.


  1. D - Data Transfer Rate. This is how fast data is transferred from one location to another. There is something interesting about this. Data transferred is measured in bits per second instead of bytes per second. The information is really moving in bytes. However ISP providers like Cox or Verizon charge people by bits which make it sound 8 times faster than it really is after you make the conversion.

    K - Koffice. This is an office productivitity suite used by UNIX systems. No one uses it but it has some cool application names like Kex for its database. It was developed by the KDE group who are also responsible for many other unix applications.

    O - OOP stands for Object Oriented Programming. This refers to a programming method based on objects, instead of just functions and procedures. The idea is to condense and group programming objects together to be more efficient in writing functions. Java, C++ and many game coders use Object Oriented Programming.

    OK .. you guys get the idea... I don't want to use all the good letters. This was an example of me using the first few letters of my user name: dkovesdy . You need to use 5

  2. B - Bitcoin. Bitcoin is a digital currency that was introduced in 2009. I always though that bitcoin was cool, but the prices go up and down constantly, but have seen a significant spike in the past year. Right now, 1 bitcoin is equal to about $350

    H - Hacker. Smart programmer that can access normally restricted material on another computer. This popped out to me because I play alot of first-person shooter games, and if you are even slightly good at the game you run risk at being called a hacker. One of my friends on steam was phished, so now all of the items he owned in the game were traded to some guy, because he clicked a link that was bad.

    U - Upload. Sending a file to another system or computer. I do a lot of uploading on the internet, may it be putting up a stupid video on Youtube, or posting a skin to Planet Minecraft.

    N - Newbie. Someone who is a new user to a certain program, software, or the internet. I run into a lot of hardcore n00bs on the video games, and I pwn them so hard.
    I use this word a lot as an insult even though I shouldn't. Newbie is meaning a new person who doesn't understand. A noob is someone who has played a lot but is still bad.

    T - Trojan Horse. These things suck. Got one on an old computer before I knew what a virus was. These are one of the main viruses that infect computers, and they are deadly. Better keep using your antivirus, because these things can get in on almost anything.
    Who would think picture.jpg.exe was harmful?

  3. T- Tesla, its the standard in the unit of magnetic flux density. Tesla is equivalent to one Weber per meter squared. It can reduce to the base units in the International System of Units (SI) which is multiply by the number of ten. Next the Tesla is a large unit and is used primarily in industrial electromagnetic.

    H- Henry is the standard International Unit of inductance. One Henry is equivalent of one kilogram meter squared per second. Auto-frequency (AF) and the radio-frequency (RF) applications called units of millihenrys (mH).

    A- Area is a two-dimensional quantity representing the amount or extant of the surface. The area is usually measured or defined on a flat surface, also called a Euclidean plane, or a spherical surface.

    N- Newton Second is the standard unit of impulse. The Newton Second is equivalent of a kilogram meter per second.

    1. Tman you need to add a personal sentence or two after your definition for each term. And finish all 5 letters :)

    2. N-Nano is a prefix meaning "extremely small." When quantifiable, it translates to one-billionth, as in the nanosecond . Nano comes from the Greek word "nanos," meaning "dwarf."

  4. C - Critical hit. A random chance for an attack's damage to be multiplied, usually by 2 or 3. There is a lot of talk about critical hits in MMORPGs like World of Warcraft, and DotA-style games like League of Legends.

    C - Crash. A critical error of some kind overloads some aspect of your computer to the point of making certain or all functions currently in progress stop working completely. This is normally due to faulty code in a program.

    H - Heartbleed. A dangerous virus that attacks OpenSSL, an open source encryption software used in a lot of servers. The virus enters through a process called a "heartbeat", normally called a "handshake"; during this time, hackers can steal a user's username, password, and other confidential information.

    I - IPv4. A series of numbers that give the user a certain "address" to access the internet, such as Sometimes, this address can have a 5-digit extension, such as :25565, a common extension.

    V - Video Card. A special attachment for a computer that allows the CPU to not have to work to render the world space and graphics of a video game. Video cards (also called graphics cards) also have VRAM, a special kind of Random Access Memory specially allocated to the card itself.

  5. B - Bluetooth: Is a short ranged wireless technology used in millions of devices in order to interconnect between two separate devices.
    S - Server: Is a computer/computer program that controls the access of a service for unlimited devices and computers.
    O - Over Clocking: Is the process of boosting the speeds of graphics cards and CPUs at a specific clock speed in order to get better performance from your chips.
    U - User Interface: The way in which a person in allowed to interact with a piece of software or a computer system.

    1. Brendan you need to add a personal sentence or two and finish all five. Thanks! MsK :)

    2. R - Router: Are small devices that are able to join several networks, and is technically a Layer 3 gateway device, meaning it connects two or more networks.

  6. M- Mac OS: a computer system designed by steve jobs and run at Apple.
    P- PACS: communication company that makes phones, fax machines, TV's, ect...
    A- A+ - a Process developed by the Computing Technology Industry Association
    C- Cache: summarizes data so as to make it run faster so it dosent completely keep track of the tiniest detail.
    H- Hadoop: a completely free java based computer programming framework.

  7. O- Operating System - software that communicates with the hardware and allows other programs to run. Makes computers function on a usable level.
    O- Open Source - any program whose source code is made available to the public. Great for customizing or learning about coding.
    C- CD - a 700 mb disc for data to be stored on. An old way of data storage.
    O- Over Clocking - increasing the clock speed of the computer's CPU past the rate at which it was originally designed to run. For enthusiasts who want to further the computers speed.
    N- NAS - A typical computer stores data using internal and external hard drives, typically on a network. For sharing and storing files.

    1. Operating System - I use windows 7 everyday, as it runs on my home desktop, and I love using OSX, or mac, for work and projects.

      Open Source - Personally I haven't become skilled with modifying these codes, but I have worked on learning how to look through the code to make sure there is no virus

      CD - To me these are very outdated, but I do enjoy buying them for cheap and uploading into my music playing software

      Over Clocking - I have over clocked my CPU to over .5 ghz over my default clock speed, and have noticed how fun It can be to push and test your computers limits, especially when you built it like me.

      NAS - I have built my own NAS, that uses my raspberry pi as a control unit for the hard drive.

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  9. C- Cloud- Popular cloud-based services include web applications such as, SaaS, online backup, and other types of online storage. Traditional Internet services like web hosting, email, and online gaming may also be considered part of the cloud since they are hosted on Internet servers, rather than users local computers.

    K- kibibyte- The kilobyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information. Although the SI prefix kilo- means 1000, the term kilobyte and symbol KB have historically been used to refer to 1024 bytes, dependent upon context, in the ranges of computer science and information technology.

    E- End User- The end user is the person who uses the software or hardware after it has been fully developed, marketed, and installed.

    L- Lag- Lag is a slow response from a computer. It can be used to identify any computer that is responding slower than expected.

    L- Leopard- Leopard is another name for Mac OS X 10.5.

    E- Ethernet- Ethernet is the most common type of connection computers use in a local area network. This port can be used to connect your computer to another computer, a local network.

    Y- Yottabyte- A yottabyte is 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 bytes.

  10. R is for Record- V. it is when you presevre edavince.

    Y is for Yahoo- N. It is where you can keep up with the lastest news, and send emails to your boss, friends or just
    random people.

    A is for ATM- N. a place where you can store your bills/ or money.

    T is for Trash- N. it is where you can send docs,pictures,other stuff and never seem them again. Unless you click on the little trash bin.

    E is for EIDE-N/or V. is a type of improved version of The IDE drive interface that provides sorta a faster data transfers Than the Orignal

    1. For Record, it relates to me because you can record videos or can record data that you may need later.
      Yahoo, it relates to me because you can make many emails and keep many emails, as well its way much simplier than you think.
      ATM relates to me because you can store money in there and use it for later.
      Trash is super important to me because if i want to clear my desktop of things i dont need I just put in the trash and remove trash if i trash something important.
      EIDE is important to use because if you dont want take alot of time to transfer data then this is perfect for you.

  11. J is for java script which is used as a programming language by numerous websites,games and software developers.
    S is for storage device. a storage device is any piece of hardware that can receive and store data.Every modern computer has some form of hard drive big or small.
    Y is for Y2K. a big event in the late 1990s year two thousand was a supposed computer glitch that would cause all computers in the world to break at the year we know now, this was false
    M is for modem. Actually called a modulator a modem is connected to your computer externally or internally allowing the user the ability to connect to the internet.
    O is for OCR. OCR stands for optical character recognition which can be used to retrieve a paper lost on your hard drive but still managed to print, by use of a word processing program
    N is for node. Any device connected to a network is called a node.
    S is for scanner. a scanner is a input device that allows the user to scan a photo or text document.

  12. O. Ohm- The unit of electrical resistance. This term has recently become relevant for me because I will need to create electrical drawings for the solar car, in which I will have to know how to use resistors and how ohms work.
    P. Panel- The representation of what will be sent to a user’s screen at the given circumstance. This term is used in coding, as the coder uses a panel to code visuals.
    R. RAM- Stands for Random-access memory. RAM is used to store data that is in current use. RAM is much faster to read than other storage devices, which makes it important for taxing tasks.
    I. I&T- Integration and Testing. This method of testing code rigorously tests groups of code sections in multiple ways. It is an efficient way to determine errors before releasing projects to the public.
    N.Nagware- Refers to the popups that open when a certain action is performed, usually closing a window. Nagware can attempt to get a user to subscribe to a certain service or download a certain application. Either way, it is annoying.

    1. I have recently become interested in coding, so in coding both integration and testing along with using the panel will be important.
      I am planning on building my own computer, so I will have to know how implement RAM into my motherboard.
      Nagware- Possibly one of the most annoying programs on a computer. I hate it when something pops up on my screen and I hate it even more if something continually pops up on my computer screen.

  13. T. Twitter- This a social media site. More of a app to so say. People tend to use this to look at celebrities and or people say. If a person whom you drool over follows you, you can direct message them and talk to them. This really popular with crazy fangirl teenagers to connect with those 'super hot' actor or singer. Or you could use this for update , like GenYes dose This interest me because I do not have a twitter somehow I don't see the point.
    A. AAA- server is a server program that handles user requests for access to computer resources and, for an enterprise, provides authentication, authorization, and accounting there services. This honestly interested me because as soon as I saw I though of AAA car insurance. Its is important thought. It keeps use request honest and well.
    N. NAC- is a computer networking solution that uses a set of protocols to define and implement a policy that describes how to secure access to network nodes by devices when they initially attempt to access the network. So this protect network. This was interesting because I know I've seen it before or at least heard it.
    D. D- D is one of two programming languages, Digital Mars D, an object-oriented metaprogramming language, or Microsoft D, a key component of the upcoming Oslo development environment. Just D. That's what interesting. Just D. A language, how interesting is that,, language D.
    E. E bomb- An e-bomb (electromagnetic bomb) is a weapon that uses an intense electromagnetic field to create a brief pulse of energy that affects electronic circuitry without harming humans or buildings. First off tech Terms are just great. E bomb. This really interesting I've never heard of this. It helps use humans be safe. This is really something I find innovating.

    Also Mrs. K I finished my blog from last week so that should be there, sorry. Happy Halloween.

  14. A.) Artificial Intelligence: this is a computer’s ability to act like another human being, and it is most used in video games to make the computer act like another player. The use of AI in video games varies between the games, from the AI being simple and predictable i some types of games, to being complicated and unpredictable in others.
    A.) Archive: A single file that contains multiple other files/folders, and can be created by several different archiving utilities. Archives are useful for consolidating multiple files and are commonly used for backing up data.
    B.) Binary: A numeric system that uses only the numbers 1 and 0, and is most oftenly used in computers. Binary is absolutely vital for anything that involves computing, because without Binary, then nothing on the device would ever run.
    B.) Bot: Short for “robot’, bots are automated programs that are run over the internet, and some of these run automatically while others need a command to activate them. There are many types of bots, and the most common are web crawlers, chat room bots, and malicious bots. Web crawlers are used by search engines to scan websites on a regular basis, chat bots were the first types of bots to be referred to as that term, and were created in the 1990’s, when online chat rooms were first being established.
    E.) Email: Short for “electronic mail”, Email is one of the most widely used functions of the internet, and it allows you to send and receive messages from anyone anywhere in the world. Emails used to originally allow only text to be sent from person to person, however as technology advanced we are now allowed to add in many other things to it, such as pictures, links, and CSS layouts.

  15. J - Joystick - A device used to control and play video games which consists of a base and a stick.

    D - Dual-Core - A CPU that is equipped with two processors. Both processors have their own cache and controller.

    A - AI - The ability for a computer or device to act like a sentient human being.

    W - White Paper - A term used to describe a report that states the social or political position of an organization or to describe articles that explain a certain technology or product.

    E - Edutainment - A blend of education and entertainment that can be achieved in any medium.

  16. R - Reboot. Turning on and off your PC can be a simple solution to many tech problems. In fact, simply restarting my PC has saved my butt dozens of times.

    G - Google. A company that started out as a simple search engine for a university has turned into one of the biggest web application developers. You can edit your documents, send e-mail, create power-points, check the news, weather, maps, and just about anything using the Google platform! I for one welcome our new Google overlords.

    R - Refresh. The term used to describe re-loading the page you are currently viewing. This is useful for checking to see if a webpage has updated.

    A - Account. A profile created by a user for the use of a website or program to keep track of who they are, what their preferences are, ect. We're all using PvLearners accounts to post our responses.

    H - Hacking, but not in the way most people use the word. Sometimes finding your own solution to a problem is better than using someone else's solution.

  17. C. CD-ROM- Stands for "Compact Disc Read-Only Memory." A CD-ROM is a CD that can be read by a computer with an optical drive. A lot of games from the 90's to early 2000's used the CD-ROM format. An example would be Playstation 2 disks with a blue underside.

    E. eBook-eBook is short for "electronic book." It is a digital publication that can be read on a computer, e-reader, or other electronic device. I've bought a few e-Books over the years from Kindle. As of November 2014, there are 2,960,362 books available on the Kindle eBook store.

    V. Volume- The word "volume" has several different meanings. The most common definition is the magnitude or intensity of a certain sound. The Window's side of our Macs in the lab are unable to produce sound due to missing drivers.

    A. Animated GIF- An animated GIF is a GIF file that includes multiple images or "frames." There is a GIF of Spider-man dancing that supposedly dances to the beat of any song or music.(Try it out )

    N. Nanosecond- A nanosecond is one billionth of a second. RAM measurement is usually measured out in Nanoseconds.

  18. Domain Name- A domain name is a unique name that identifies a website and serves as an address to find a website on the Internet.

    Gigabyte- A gigabyte is an amount of storage capacity equivalent to 1000 megabytes or 1 billion bytes.

    Operating System- Commonly abbreviated as OS, operating systems are the software that a piece of hardware runs on, allowing it to run programs.

    MP3- Short for MPEG-1 Audio Layer-3, MP3 is a commonly used audio file format.

    Ethernet- Ethernet is a common type of connection used to connect to another computer, a local network, or a modem.

  19. C- Cache.Stores recently used information so that it can be quickly accessed at a later time. This seems very useful because it would help me a lot

    C-Cable Modem. Used to connect to the Internet. this is interesting because if there were no cable modems then things would be different.

    O-Offline.When a computer or other device is not turned on or connected to other devices. this relates to me because my printer is currently offline and won't work to print out other papers that i have to turn in for other classes.

    L-Lag. A slow response from a computer. Lag always used to happen with my old computer. it would always effect what i was doing and wouldn't always let me do certain things.

    L-Link.When you are browsing the Web and you see a highlighted and underlined word or phrase on a page. links interest me because there is a lot of this in our projects websites.

    1. i picked all of these words because they relate to me a little.

  20. G- G3 the marketing name used by Apple Computer for the 750 microprocessor. I have no idea what my computers microprosessor is.

    B- Back door, a means of access to a computer program that bypasses security mechanisms. my freinds knows how to back door computers.

    A- Accelerated Graphics Port. an interface specification that enables 3-D graphics to display quickly on ordinary personal computers. I have wanted to get one of these for my computer.

    R- R programming language is an open source scripting language for predictive analytics and data visualization. I have herd of this kind of programing, have you ever teached it?

    B- Bar code, the small image of lines (bars) and spaces that is affixed to retail store items. I have always wonderd how bar codes work.

  21. Y- Yottabyte- A yottabyte is 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 bytes.
    R- R programming language is an open source scripting language for predictive analytics and data visualization.
    A. Animated GIF- An animated GIF is a GIF file that includes multiple images or "frames."
    U - User Interface: The way in which a person in allowed to interact with a piece of software or a computer system.

  22. A_ AI - The ability for a computer or device to act like a sentient human being.
    U_ Upload. Sending a file to another system or computer.
    M_ is for modem. Actually called a modulator a modem is connected to your computer externally or internally allowing the user the ability to connect to the internet.
    B_ Bcc - Stands for "Blind Carbon Copy." When you send an e-mail to only one person, you type the recipient's address in the "To:" field.
    A - Account. A profile created by a user for the use of a website or program to keep track of who they are, what their preferences are, ect.

  23. T- Tablet: A tablet is a wireless, portable personal computer with a touch screen interface. The tablet form factor is typically smaller than a notebook computer but larger than a smartphone.
    R- RAD: (rapid application development) is a concept that products can be developed faster and of higher quality through: Gathering requirements using workshops or focus groups Prototyping and early, reiterative user testing of designs The re-use of software components A rigidly paced schedule that defers design improvements to the next product version Less formality in reviews and other team communication Some companies offer products that provide some or all of the tools for RAD software development.
    I-iCloud: an Apple email, storage and data synchronization subscription service that provides 5GB of storage for free.
    C-C++: an object-oriented programming (OOP) language that is viewed by many as the best language for creating large-scale applications.
    E- E-mail: (electronic mail) is the exchange of computer-stored messages by telecommunication.

  24. A- Apple is an American multinational corporation that develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, online services, and personal computers.
    C- Chat I can use to contact friends and teachers about any topic.
    N- Nero Multimedia Suite is a software suite for Microsoft Windows
    E- Email I can use to contact businesses for applications and ask fro inormation
    Z- Zorpia is a social networking service, popular in India and China. I dont really have any use for it unless decide to contact ppl internationally.

    1. A- Apple developed the ipod 3rd generations and when it reset itself and locked me out I went to the Apple store to get assistance, but no one had any idea what to do so I'm not a big fan.
      C- Online chat may refer to any kind of communication over the Internet that offers a real-time transmission of text messages from sender to receiver.
      N- Nero BackItUp: a system backup utility. It was integral part of Nero 6, 7,8,10 and 11 suites.[8][9] With the introduction of Nero 9 Nero BackItUp 4 became a standalone backup product, while its successor, Nero BackItUp 5, was the main application of Nero BackItUp & Burn [10] This product was later on re-integrated in Nero Multimedia Suite 10 and now include in the Nero 11.[6] The product is available separately to buy. I use Nero to backup my my data on my computer and movies and songs.
      E-Electronic mail, most commonly referred to as email or e-mail since c. 1993,[2] is a method of exchanging digital messages from an author to one or more recipients. Modern email operates across the Internet or other computer networks

  25. J - Java, a general-purpose computer programming language designed to produce programs that will run on any computer system.

    R - RAM, random-access memory.

    I - IP Address, this is a code made up of numbers separated by three dots that identifies a particular computer on the Internet.

    Z - Zettabyte, A zettabyte is 1021 or 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 bytes. One zettabyte (abbreviated "ZB") is equal to 1,000 exabytes and precedes the yottabyte unit of measurement. Zettabytes are slightly smaller than zebibytes, which contain 1,180,591,620,717,411,303,424 (270) bytes.

    M - MAC address, Stands for "Media Access Control Address," and no, it is not related Apple Macintosh computers. A MAC address is a hardware identification number that uniquely identifies each device on a network.

    1. J - Java, a general-purpose computer programming language designed to produce programs that will run on any computer system it was first introduced in 1995. Java runs some games such as runescape, which i would not suggest playing anymore because it isnt what it used to be. The combat system was destroyed.

      R - RAM, random-access memory. my computer at home could use more of this, but not too much. Having too much ram would actually slow down your computer.

      I - IP Address, this is a code made up of numbers separated by three dots that identifies a particular computer on the Internet. Some hackers nowadays use your IP address to take control of your internet and they can boot you offline. Just like me when i got booted offline and then de-ranked.

      Z - Zettabyte, A zettabyte is 1021 or 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 bytes. One zettabyte (abbreviated "ZB") is equal to 1,000 exabytes and precedes the yottabyte unit of measurement. Zettabytes are slightly smaller than zebibytes, which contain 1,180,591,620,717,411,303,424 (270) bytes.

      M - MAC address, Stands for "Media Access Control Address," and no, it is not related Apple Macintosh computers. A MAC address is a hardware identification number that uniquely identifies each device on a network.

  26. C - A command line interface is an interface that allows the input of commands to control the computer. In many operating systems a main interface can be used to accomplish complex tasks, and is often called the terminal, or console. Many Linux based systems are built upon a complex interface that can be accessed at any time.

    F - FAT32 stands for "File Allocation Table". It is a system of storage used to allocate space to certain files, while maintaining the ability to quickly access them. Occasionally, drives can become fragmented, splitting the allocated space across the drive, slowing down the access and loading speeds of the files. When this happens, it needs to be defragmented.

    R - Repositories are the central file storage location for a piece of software, containing all the key elements needed to run. Organizes source code, program resources, and many other needed files.

    Y - Yobibytes are the largest unit of data, equaling 2^80 bytes of data. An approximation of space would be 10^24 bytes of data, or 1,024 Zebibytes.

    B - Batch files are filled with lines of code, most often to automate manual processes. An example of a use for batch files is to change the limit of RAM a program executable will start with.

    1. C - Every time I use computers, command lines provide an easier way to accomplish normal tasks. On my Ubuntu laptop, the terminal is in constant use, updating or modifying programs, running lines of code, editing files in root, and maintaining everything on my computer.

      F - Most USB drives can be reformatted into FAT32 to keep them running faster and clean of fragmented files. I use USB drives a lot to transfer large files between my devices, so its important to keep them running the fastest they can.

      R - Whenever I dabble in programming, I organize everything is sections so I can still understand what I was thinking when I decided it was a good idea to create parts of the program. Repositories are incredible useful when set up properly.

      Y - No matter how much total storage I have on my hard drive, I still find myself juggling files to save room. With much larger forms of storage, yobibytes will eventually be only a little larger than the manufactures storage devices. Not long ago the larger digital storage devices only contained a few megabytes. Now, we have terabytes of data storage, a tremendous leap in progress.

      B - Whenever I'm running programs or wanting to not click everything myself, batch files become incredibly useful. From changing ram dedication for launched programs, to setting up a file that opens all my normal programs at start-up, the possibilities for them are endless.

  27. M- Meme: A meme is a concept or behavior that spreads from person to person. Examples of memes include beliefs, fashions, stories, and phrases. In previous generations, memes typically spread within local cultures or social groups. However, now that the Internet has created a global community, memes can span countries and cultures across the world. Memes that are propagated online are called "Internet memes." Memes are an extremely important part of internet cultural and have become a pivotal point of many sites especially those involving social media. Memes are often used in a humorous light but can be used to convey a wide array of ideas whether they be comedic, emotional, political, or etc...

    D- Digital footprint: A digital footprint is a trail of data you create while using the Internet. In includes the websites you visit, emails you send, and information you submit to online services. This term is extremely important as it is something that relates to anyone who has ever used any form of device connected to the internet. Through your digital footprint sites are able to analyze your history and data in order to display advertisements pertaining to your tastes. Through your digital footprint you become a member of the internet and will in a sense remain there for the rest of time.

    I- Intellectual property: Intellectual property refers to the ownership of intangible and non-physical goods. This includes ideas, names, designs, symbols, artwork, writings, and other creations. It also refers to digital media, such as audio and video clips that can be downloaded online. With the rise of the internet, the idea of intellectual property has come to the front line. Now with practically anything easily available to you, there has been widespread debates, arguments , and even lawsuits regarding intellectual property and copyright laws.

    G- GIF: A GIF is a compressed image file format. These compressed image files can be quickly transmitted over a network or the Internet, which is why you often see them on Web pages. In recent years, the use of GIFs has become extremely popular. Often used to show inaudible clips of video for entertainment purposes, GIFs have become one of the primary ways to share data online due to their compressed and easy to view format.

    G- Google Drive: Google Drive is a service offered by Google that allows you to store and share files online. Since its launch in 2012, Drive has quickly risen to the top of ways to create and share documents online. With Drive you have the ability to create Word documents, powerpoint presentations, spreadsheets, and much more. I find myself using Drive extremely often, primarily for school assignments.

  28. M) Meme- A meme is a concept or behavior that spreads from person to person. Examples of memes include beliefs, fashions, stories, and phrases.
    F) fiOS- Stands for "Fiber Optic Service." FiOS is a data communications service provided by Verizon that uses fiber optic cables to transfer data.
    E) Extranet- An extranet actually combines both the Internet and an intranet. It extends an intranet, or internal network, to other users over the Internet.
    N) NNTP- Stands for "Network News Transfer Protocol." For a message to be posted to a newsgroup, it must be sent through this protocol that interacts between news servers and newsreader programs.
    N) Netmask- Stands for "Network News Transfer Protocol." For a message to be posted to a newsgroup, it must be sent through this protocol that interacts between news servers and newsreader programs.

    1. REDID IT
      M) Mouse pad- A mouse pad, or "mousing surface," is a surface designed for tracking the motion of a computer mouse. I chose this because I have a mousepad for my computer at home.
      F) Friend- A friend, in the traditional sense of the word, is a close acquaintance. An online friend, however, is simply a person added to your list of friends on a social networking website. I chose friend because I have friends.
      E) Emoticon- The term emoticon comes from "emotion and icon" and refers to facial expressions represented by keyboard characters. I chose emoticon because I usually send stupid emoticons along with my texts.
      N) Navigation Bar- A navigation bar is a user interface element within a webpage that contains links to other sections of the website. I chose this because I have experience with this.
      N) Newbie-A new user of a technology, such as a computer, a certain computer program, or the Internet, is often referred to as a "newbie." Ive chosen this because we have all been a newbie at one time.

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  30. V)Virus is a piece of programming code inserted into other programming to cause damage. Viruses can be sent in many forms but are often received in email messages that when opened may erase data or cause damage to your hard disk. Recent viruses also enter your email system and send themselves to your address list. i got a virus by downloading a link XD XD XD XD XD XD XD XD

    M) Monitor The screen or monitor typically come in sizes from 15" - 21" i can relate because i have a monitor that i have at home

    E) Email Address An email address is a string of letters and punctuation marks that identifies a person or organisation on the internet. i can relate because im doing a blog about it right now

    N) Network A network is two or more computers connected to each other so they can share resources i use networks to send emails messages and much more

    D)Download Downloading is the method by which users access and save or "pull down" software or other files to their own computers from a remote computer via the Internet i use download when i need a app on my phone or my computer

  31. T: Tablet Computer-A tablet is a wireless, portable personal computer with a touch screen interface. I have a tablet that i read and game on.
    M:Mac - the first widely-sold personal computer with a graphical user interface (GUI) and a mouse. I dont use Mac, i use windows but mac is a great company
    A:Adobe Flash Player - software used to stream and view video, audio and multimedia and Rich Internet Applications (RIA) on a computer or supported mobile device. I use this for youtube everyday.
    T:Task Bar - task-bar is a visual device on the desktop that typically shows the user which applications (tasks) are currently active and running. I pin stuff to the task bar to make it easier to get to those locations.
    T:Tamagotchi- relatively inexpensive toy containing a small liquid crystal display display, a few touch-sensitive user controls, and a program in which the image of a small creature is visible. These devices were beginning to lose popularity when i was born so i know much about them.

  32. J) Joystick- This is an input device commonly used to control video games. I remember playing Galactica with a joystick when I was 5 or 6.
    M) Monitor-The term "monitor" is often used synonymously with "computer screen" or "display." I play all of my video games on different monitors, whether it is Xbox, PC, or tablet.
    O) Operating System-An operating system, or "OS," is software that communicates with the hardware and allows other programs to run. Nowadays, everything relies on Operating Systems, I can agree strongly, I spend a lot of times on the PC or on the Xbox for various reasons such as school work, gaming, etc.
    R) Router-This is a hardware device that routes data (hence the name) from a local area network (LAN) to another network connection. I have to count on my internet router to be able to play games online.
    R) Raster Graphics- They are made up of grid of pixels, commonly referred to as a bitmap. I have never heard of Raster Graphics, these interest me because I see them a lot and I didn't even know it!

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  34. E) Encryption- the coding or scrambling of information so that it can only be decoded and read by someone who has the correct decoding key. This is useful if your are sending a private message and you don't want any one else to read it. I chose this because I think encrypted messages makes you like a spy and everyone wants to be a spy.

    S) SATA- Stands for "Serial Advanced Technology Attachment," or "Serial ATA." It is an interface used to connect ATA hard drives to a computer's motherboard. Faster transfer rates makes hard drives ave and load information which saves you time. I have the SATA interface to connect my hard drives to my motherboard.

    C) CPU- Stands for "Central Processing Unit." The CPU is the primary component of a computer that processes instructions. It runs the operating system and applications, constantly receiving input from the user or active software programs. The CPU is essential for all computers and I have a computer.

    O) Optical Drive- in the real world, "optical" refers to vision, or the ability to see. In the computer world, however, "optical" refers to lasers, which can "see" and read data on optical discs. These discs include CDs and DVDs, which are made up of millions of small bumps and dips. I play games on disks some times and this is how they are read.

    T) Telecommunications- Telecommunications, or telecom, is the transmission of signals over long distances. It began with the invention of the telegraph in 1837, followed by the telephone in 1876. Radio broadcasts began the late 1800s and the first television broadcasts started in the early 1900s. Today, popular forms of telecommunications include the Internet and cellular phone networks. We all using Telecommunications everyday and usually forget how new it is.

  35. B - Bandwidth: Bandwidth describes the maximum data transfer rate of a network or Internet connection. Bandwidth is a measurement of how much data is being sent over a specific connect in a certain amount of time. Here is an example of a measurement of bandwidth, 600 Mbps (600 Mega bytes per second)

    S - Speaker: Speakers are one of the most common output devices used with computer systems. Speakers are used to output sound from computers. There are many types of speakers. Speakers that sit around you like surround sound or ones used for stereo systems. Or speakers in ear-buds and headphones. Phones have speakers too.

    C - CPU: Stands for "Central Processing Unit." The CPU is the primary component of a computer that processes instructions. All computers have a Central Processing Unit for running the operating system, apps, and all other programs.

    H - Hard Drive: Stands for "Central Processing Unit." The CPU is the primary component of a computer that processes instructions. All computers have a hard drive where all the files are stored permanently.

    N - Node: Any system or device connected to a network is also called a node. For example your computer that is connect to your Wifi or router is a Node, speaking of routers those are Nodes as well.

  36. E) Ethernet - Is a port used to connect your computer to another computer, a local network, or an external DSL or cable modem.
    C) CPU - The primary component of a computer that processes instructions. It runs the operating system and applications, constantly receiving input from the user or active software programs.
    O) Operating System - a software that communicates with the hardware and allows other programs to run. It is comprised of system software, or the fundamental files your computer needs to boot up.
    M) Malware - malware refers to software programs designed to damage or do other unwanted actions on a computer system. You can install anti-virus spyware utilities on your computer that will destroy the programs they find on your computer, which is something i need to do more because i got a lot of malware on my computer.
    P) Password - A password is a string of characters used for authenticating a user on a computer system. Everyday i go on sites that need a password, like 5 times a day at the least, and a example is facebook or league of legends client.

  37. B) Blackhole list- The tab where all of your spam goes to. Also referred to as a black list. I get a lot of spam so im glad I have this.
    C) Cannibalization- In marketing, cannibalization is the decreased demand for an existing product that occurs when its vendor releases a new and similar product. This happens a lot with games and phones. For instance, nobody buys the iphone 4 since the iphone 5 and 6 are out now.
    A) Airplane mode- In airplane mode, only functions that require a transmission signal are disabled; the user can still access the device’s camera, games, MP3 player and so on. Airplane mode allows travelers to continue to use their devices unless airline rules require that the devices be turned off altogether. I use airplane mode on my laptop so I can still use it to watch movies or play games.
    R) Rainmaker- A rainmaker, in a business context, is an employee who generates an unusual amount of new business or revenue for a company. For example, if someone very talented joined a small business then they would make a lot of money for the company.
    T) Team-based approach- The whole-team approach, also called the team-based approach, is a style of project management in which everyone on the project team is held equally responsible for the quality and success of the project. I can relate this to the arduino projects we were doing.
    E) Electromagnetic pulse (EMP)- An electromagnetic pulse (EMP) is an intense burst of electromagnetic (EM) energy caused by an abrupt, rapid acceleration of charged particles, usually electrons.
    R) Radiant energy- Radiant energy is the physical energy resulting from electromagnetic radiation, usually observed as it radiates from a source into the surrounding environment. The computer i'm using right now is admitting radiant energy.

  38. P-Payload: This is when data is sent over the Internet, each unit transmitted includes both header information and the actual data being sent. The payload is the only data that gets to the destination.

    B- bps: This stands for bits per second and is the speed in which data transfers. You can have very slow rates or high rates depending on the server.

    R-Right Click: The right side of a mouse.

    O- OSD: On Screen Display is the screen that can be changed.

    W- Wired: The difference between not wired and wired computers.

  39. C) Computer - an electronic device for storing and processing data, typically in binary form, according to instructions given to it in a variable program.

    P) PNG - A type of picture file/format. Usually worse quality than a JPEG.

    E) External Hard Drive - A hard drive that doesn't have to stay inside of your computer and can be connected/disconnected easily.

    R) Registry - A program on every (windows at least) computer. You can edit the registry to make the computer do things you want, but don't do anything in the registry if you don't know what you're doing.

    R) Reimage - Reset your computer to an earlier state that it was in, losing all recent data.

  40. W-WAAS:Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) is a Cisco Systems technology that improves the performance of applications on a wide area network (WAN).

    S-S-HTTP:S-HTTP (Secure HTTP) is an extension to the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) that allows the secure exchange of files on the World Wide Web.

    T-TACACS:TACACS (Terminal Access Controller Access Control System) is an older authentication protocol common to UNIX networks that allows a remote access server to forward a user's logon password to an authentication server to determine whether access can be allowed to a given system.

    E-E INK:E Ink is an electronic device that is similar to a computer display, but with qualities that enable it to be used for applications such as eBooks, electronic newspapers, portable signs, and foldable, rollable displays.

    W-WAFSWide-area file services (WAFS) is a storage technology that makes it possible to access a remote data center as though it were local. Among other benefits, WAFS enables businesses, academic institutions, and government agencies having numerous branch offices to centrally manage data backups in real time

  41. C. C++ is an object-oriented programming (OOP) language that is viewed by many as the best language for creating large-scale applications.

    H. In information technology, high availability refers to a system or component that is continuously operational for a desirably long length of time.
    A. A-Plus (A+) is the name of a process, developed by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), a large trade group, that certifies individuals for knowledge about and competency in installing, maintaining, customizing, and operating personal computers.
    L. LAMP is an open source Web development platform that uses Linux as the operating system, Apache as the Web server, MySQL as the relational database management system and PHP as the object-oriented scripting language...
    L. A local area network (LAN) server is a program (and by implication usually the computer it runs in) that "serves" the resources (files, storage, application programs, printers, and other devices) for a number of attached workstations.

  42. T) Tutorial - A computer tutorial is an interactive software program created as a learning tool. I was asked how to use regedit. So I gave a tutorial about where to go and what files to backup and what files to delete.

    H) This is a computer that acts as a server for other computers on a network. Long ago when I had a good computer, I was able to host and run a competent server for Terraria. However my hosting abilities are no longer available.

    E) Easter Egg- can be quite elusive and hard to find. An undocumented procedure or unauthorized feature that's playful in nature or gives credit to the software developer or chip designer. In a very old game named Borderlands, there are numerous Easter eggs to find, some of which I still don't the location and or requirements of.


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  43. S.) a high performance computing machine designed to have extremely fast processing speeds. Supercomputers have various applications, such as performing complex scientific calculations, modeling simulations, and rendering large amounts of 3D graphics. I want one for gaming because I've got a super toaster.

    Y.)One yottabyte (abbreviated "YB") is equal to 1,000 zettabytes and is the largest SI unit of measurement used for measuring data. It is slightly smaller than its IEC-standardized counterpart, the yobibyte, which contains 1,208,925,819,614,629,174,706,176 bytes (280) bytes. Having a hard drive this big would be really good cold download so many games.

    U.)Uploading is sending a file from your computer to another system. Pretty straight forward. It is possible to upload and download at the same time, but it may cause slower transfer speeds, especially if you have a low bandwidth connection. This is what I do when downloading video games and watching videos.

    R.) RAM Stands for "Random Access Memory," and is pronounced like the male sheep. RAM is made up of small memory chips that form a memory module. These modules are installed in the RAM slots on the motherboard of your computer. Need more RAM too play video games.

    I.)An inbox is the main folder that your incoming mail gets stored in. Whether you check your mail through a webmail interface or use a program like Outlook or Mac OS X Mail, each downloaded message gets stored in your inbox. I keep getting so many emails in my inbox because I don't read any of them.

  44. R- Ram: I think very wildly and most of my thought are kept in a small area in my brain. This describes that part of my brain perfectly.

    B- Barebones: I picked this term only because i like to get to the black and white of most things. The barebones of something is knowing exactly what a certain subject is about inside and out.

    O- Outbox: I picked this more as a joke more than a serious one. This symbolizes that i store certain things in a certain place and when they are no longer useful i just throw them out.

    W- Windows: I picked this because like everything we have a design much like a computer. So this symbolizes that i consider the human body as complex as the human and if you major in it, its no longer complex.

    E- Emulation: I chose this again more as a joke, but old games that i dont get to play anymore i usally get them on my computer by useing an emulator. Much like how when i start to day dream i create a emulation of a fake reality in my head.

  45. N- Nesting: Placing documents within other documents. I use nesting when I try to keep files organized and easy to find.

    T- Toolbar: A set of icons or buttons that are part of a software program's interface or an open window. Toolbar's are very useful in things like Microsoft Office, and Photoshop.

    H- Hyperlink: A hyperlink is a word, phrase, or image that you can click on to jump to a new document or a new section within the current document. Hyperlinks are on nearly every web page, which allow me to move to one page to another.

    O- Output Device: Any device that outputs information from a computer is called an output device (obviously). The most common of which are monitors and speakers. I use output devices all the time, like right now i'm using a monitor.

    M- Memory Stick: A type of flash memory developed by Sony, It's used to store data for computers, cameras, and other kinds of electronics. I use a memory stick for school work on the computer, and for my digital camera.


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