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A   ab/abt   known  as  text  message  shorthand,  used  in  texting,  online  chat,  instant   messaging,  email,  blogs,  and  newsgrouppostings,  these  types  of  abbreviations  are   also  referred  to  as  chat  acronyms.      

ACM

An international  scientific  and  educational  organization  dedicated  to  advancing  the   art,  science,  engineering,  and  application  of  information  technology      

Adobe

Its one  of  the  most  important  programs  of  media  at  the  computer,  it  has  videos   letter  and  its  interactive.      

alt or  alt.  

Usually seen  with  a  dot  after  it,  as  "alt."  (pronounced:  alt-­‐dot)  this  refers  to  a  large   variety  of  newsgroups  that  discuss  "alternative"  topics.      

Apple

Brand of  the  most  important  computers  and  system  at  the  media  section.    

  http://www.netlingo.com/dictionary/a.php    

 

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B   B  Channel   A  wire  used  in  ISDN  service  that  can  carry  up  to  64  Kbps  of  data  when  operating  at   full  capacity.  It  is  a  clear  channel  "pipe"  that  carries  voice,  data,  or  video  over  ISDN.      

back-­‐hack

The reverse  process  of  finding  out  who  is  hacking  into  a  system.  Attacks  can  usually   be  traced  back  to  a  computer  or  pieced  together  from  "electronic  bread  crumbs"   unknowingly  left  behind  by  a  cracker.    

banana

known as  text  message  shorthand,  used  primarily  in  texting,  online  chat,  instant   messaging,  email,  blogs,  andnewsgroup  postings,  it  is  spelled  in  all  lowercase   because  it's  also  considered  a  form  of  leetspeak.    

Blackberry

It’s one  of  the  most  used  smartphones  in  the  world.    

BBM

(Blackberry messenger)  It’s  the  blackberry  way  of  chatting  between  one  blackberry   to  another  one.         http://www.netlingo.com/dictionary/b.php                      

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C   Cable  Modem   A  modem  that  plugs  into  a  cable  network  to  provide  Internet  access,  typically  for   homes  or  small  businesses.  It  receives  Internet  data  over  the  same  type  of  cable  that   cable  television  uses    

Caching proxy  

A repository  of  Web  pages  used  to  speed  the  delivery  of  those  pages  to  users.   Many  ISPs  maintain  "proxy  servers"  that  store  millions  of  pages  copied  from  the   Web.      

Car Navigation  System   The  computer  some  cars  have  that  has  GPS,  via  satellite  it  can  guide  you  through   your  car.    

CBI

A Web-­‐based  knowledge  management  system  that  gathers  and  organizes  text  and   numeric  data  from  a  wide  variety  of  sources  (including  data  warehouses,  e-­‐mail,  and   the  Web).  Users  can  locate,  present,  share,  and  update  the  information.    

Code

It’s the  way  the  webpages  more  elaborated  are  made,  this  codes  may  make   applications  or  put  media  in  the  network.           http://www.netlingo.com/dictionary/c.php                    

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D

D  &  M   Online  jargon,  also  known  as  text  message  shorthand,  used  primarily   in  texting,  online  chat,  instant  messaging,  email,  blogs,  and  newsgroup  postings,   these  types  of  abbreviations  are  also  referred  to  as  chat  acronyms.    

Darknet

A computer  network  or  Internet  service  that  lets  users  send  and  receive  files  and   information  over  the  Internet  without  fear  of  being  monitored  or  logged.       DAMHIKT   Online  jargon,  also  known  as  text  message  shorthand,  used  primarily   in  texting,  online  chat,  instant  messaging,  email,  blogs,  andnewsgroup  postings,   these  types  of  abbreviations  are  also  referred  to  as  chat  acronyms.         Data   All  the  information  one  computer  system  has,  thanks  to  the  data  it  has  all  it’s   functions.     Database   It’s  the  place  where  the  data  is  stored,  a  part  of  the  computer.       http://www.netlingo.com/dictionary/d.php                              

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E

Ebay   Online  store  for  buying  or  selling  things  through  the  world.  

Ecruiting  

Leveraging new  media  (primarily  Internet  technology)  as  a  company's  core  recruiting   competency  to  help  it  hire  better  people,  faster  and  at  a  lower  cost.  In  other  words,   "ecruiting"  is  recruiting  people  (or  headhunting)  online.  

Effin  

Online jargon,  also  known  as  text  message  shorthand,  used  primarily   in  texting,  online  chat,  instant  messaging,  email,  blogs,  andnewsgroup  postings,  it  is   spelled  in  all  lowercase  because  it's  also  considered  a  form  of  leetspeak.      

Email

A way  of  communication  online,  you  can  send  media  or  important  documents  safely   and  also  receive  that.  

Epublishing  

To display,  present,  or  post  some  type  of  written,  auditory,  or  visual  media  on   the  World  Wide  Web,  with  the  intent  of  making  it  available  entirely  or  in  part  to   all  users  or  just  certain  users.     http://www.netlingo.com/dictionary/e.php                    

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F

Facebook An  internet  social  network  which  you  can  upload  photos,  videos  and  all  media  work,   you  can  also  write  to  friends.     Facetime   A  program  for  apple  devices  which  is  useful  for  video  calls  live  with  another.    

FAP  

Online jargon,  also  known  as  text  message  shorthand,  used  primarily   in  texting,  online  chat,  instant  messaging,  email,  blogs,  andnewsgroup  postings,   these  types  of  abbreviations  are  also  referred  to  as  chat  acronyms.      

Ferroelectronics

A component  of  a  software  program  that  makes  it  unique  and  that  enables  you  to  do   something  with  that  program  (for  example,  aspell  checker).  The  slang  translation  is   a  bug  or  discrepancy,  inadvertently  made  by  a  programmer,  that  the  marketing   department  somehow  made  useful.    

Fiber-­‐optic cable  

A cable  that  acts  as  a  medium  to  transmit  data  at  high  speeds.  Using  fiber-­‐optics,  the   cable  guides  the  light  of  the  transmitting  lasers  without  significant  loss  of   information,  and  it  helps  enable  high-­‐speed  networking.       http://www.netlingo.com/dictionary/f.php                              

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G

Gateway   A  system  for  exchanging  information  across  networks  that  are  incompatible  and  use   different  protocols.  Basically,  a  gateway  is  a  combination   of  hardware  and  software  that  connects  two  different  types  of  networks  so  that   information  can  be  exchanged.    

GBPS

A measure  of  bandwidth  (the  total  information  flow  over  a  given  time)  on  a   telecommunications  medium.  Bandwidth  is  also  measured  in  the  Kbps  range  (kilobits   or  thousands  of  bits  per  second)  or  the  Mbps  range  (megabits  or  millions  of  bits  per   second),  depending  on  the  medium  and  transmission  method.    

GDW

Online jargon,  also  known  as  text  message  shorthand,  used   in  texting,  online  chat,  instant  messaging,  email,  blogs,  and  news  group  postings,   these  types  of  abbreviations  are  also  referred  to  as  chat  acronyms.      

Gmail  

Electronic mail  made  by  google,  most  used  in  the  world.    

Google

Internet searcher  most  used  in  the  world,  it  can  search  images,  videos  and   information  of  whatever  you  want.         http://www.netlingo.com/dictionary/g.php                    

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H

H&K Text  message  shorthand  used  primarily  in  online  chat,  IM,  e-­‐mail,  blogs,   or  newsgroup  postings.    

Hack

In the  programming  world,  it  usually  identifies  a  programmer  that  has  less   experience  than  George  W  and  boasts  more  than  Al  Gore.  In  other  words,  it's  not  a   flattering  term.  Not  to  be  confused  with  hacker,  which  can  be  considered  a   compliment.    

Hairball

Any tangled  mess.  Often  refers  to  poorly  written  computer  code  with  Microsoft's   name  frequently  invoked,  but  could  simply  be  any  organization's  maze  of  rules  and   regulations.    

Hardware

All the  equipment  for  making  computers.    

HTML

The language  of  network,  it’s  used  for  making  webpages.  

  http://www.netlingo.com/dictionary/h.php                          

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I

IBT:  Text  message  shorthand  used  in  online  chat,  IM,  e-­‐mail,  blogs,   or  newsgroup  postings,  it  refers  to  "half  baked"  technology.    

ILY:  

Online jargon,  also  known  as  text  message  shorthand,  used   in  texting,  online  chat,  instant  messaging,  email,  blogs,  and  news  group  postings,   these  types  of  abbreviations  are  also  referred  to  as  chat  acronyms.        

Infected File:    

A file  that  has  been  corrupted  or  damaged  due  to  some  external  agent,  such  as   a  virus.  It  is  possible  to  recover  data  but  it  requires  a  special  software  program  or   a  data  recovery  specialist.    

Internet

The network  at  which  you  can  navigate  in  the  computer.    

Iphone

Electronic device,  smartphone  with  many  functions.       http://www.netlingo.com/dictionary/i.php                                    

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J

Jaggies   The  nickname  for  images  on  a  computer  screen  that  have  jagged  or  stair-­‐stepped   edges  along  what  is  supposed  to  be  a  smooth,  curvy,  or  diagonal  line  (such  as  an  O   or  S).    

Java Script  

A scripting  language  to  enable  Web  page  authors  to  design  interactive  sites.   Although  it  shares  many  of  the  features  and  structures  of  the  full  Java  language,  it   was  developed  independently.      

Jerry-­‐rig To  create  or  fix  something  in  an  unconventional  way,  just  so  it  works  for  the  time   being.    

Joystick

A control  used  for  playing  videogames.    

JPG

The format  of  most  of  the  images  in  the  web.         http://www.netlingo.com/dictionary/j.php                                

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K

KB   It’s  the  capacity  of  memory  1000  kb=1mb    

Keyboard

The part  of  the  computer  used  to  write,  it  has  numbers  letters  and  symbols.    

Kill File  

A file  that  lets  you  filter  Usenet  postings  to  some  extent,  by  excluding  messages  on   certain  topics  or  by  excluding  messages  from  certain  people.    

Kluge

A word  with  a  long  history  and  several  meanings,  it  is  commonly  used  in  hacker   jargon  to  describe  a  clever  programming  trick  to  repair  bugs.      

Knowbots

Reference librarians  of  the  future;  software  agents  that  can  worm  their  way   through  networks  looking  for  requested  info.  "Full-­‐feature  knowbots  are  still  on  the   drawing  board,  while  some  preliminary  systems  are  currently  in  use."         http://www.netlingo.com/dictionary/k.php                                  

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L

Lag   The  span  of  time  in  which  it  appears  your  computer  is  frozen,  in  that  it  is  not   responding  to  input  or  not  connecting  to  a  requestedWeb  site  or  URL.  Also  called  a   computer  hang.  In  more  serious  cases,  when  a  system  has  to  be  rebooted,  a  lag   results  in  a  computer  crash.    

LAN  

A network  that  connects  computers  in  a  relatively  small,  predetermined  area  (such   as  a  room,  a  building,  or  a  set  of  buildings).  LANs  can  be  connected  to  each  other   over  telephone  lines  and  radio  waves.  Workstations  and  personal  computers  in  an   office  are  commonly  connected  in  a  LAN.    

Laptop

A portable  computer  device.    

Legacy system  

An old  or  outdated  computer  system  that  remains  in  use  even  after  more  modern   technology  has  been  installed,  usually  because  a  company  has  invested  considerable   time  and  money  into  it  and  it  still  holds  valuable  data.    

Link

Image or  text  that  making  click  to  it  would  redirect  you  to  a  specific  webpage.         http://www.netlingo.com/dictionary/l.php                      

 

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M

MA An  acronym  primarily  used  in  online  gaming,  it  comes  from  the  movie  and  television   rating  system.  It  is  used  to  identify  content  that  is  intended  for  mature  audiences   only.    

Mac

Computers of  the  brand  Apple,  they  have  their  own  software.    

Macromedia

A leading  software  company  that  empowers  Web  professionals  to  create  relevant,   compelling  user-­‐experiences  through  an  open,  integrated  Web  development   platform.  With  integrated,  market-­‐leading  products  spanning  servers,  authoring   environments,  and  media  players,      

Mailbox

Where the  e-­‐mails  are  stored,  the  place  where  you  can  see  them  and  then  select   them.    

Manual submission  

The process  of  submitting  your  Web  site's  URL  to  a  search  engine  or  search   directory  with  the  intent  of  getting  it  listed  on  the  search  site.             http://www.netlingo.com/dictionary/m.php                  

   

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