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week 11 words


Will Huff

on 26 April 2010

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Phishing-The practice of luring unsuspecting Internet users to a fake Web site by using authentic-looking email with the real organization's logo, in an attempt to steal passwords, financial or personal information, or introduce a virus attack. Geotagging-
The process of adding geographical identification data to various media such as photographs, video, and websites. A commonly used program to add info to geographical sites is Picasa by Google. Ergonomics -Design factors, for the workplace, intended to maximize productivity by minimizing operator fatigue and discomfort. Virtual Keyboard -The Virtual Laser Keyboard (VKB) is a revolutionary accessory (The only keyboard that operates in total darkness) for Blackberry, Smartphone, PDA, MAC & Tablet PC, using a laser beam to generate a full-size perfectly operating laser keyboard that smoothly connects to the media. e-Learning-Electronic learning; the process of learning online, especially via the Internet and email.
Virtualization-To create a virtual version of a device or resource. Human users are able to interact with the virtual resource as if it were a real single logical resource. Bliki-Short for blog and wiki, bliki is a type of blog that can be edited by readers or an agreed upon group of collaborators, contributors and editors. Debugger-A special program used to find errors (bugs) in other programs. A debugger allows a programmer to stop a program at any point and examine and change any values. Tablet PC-A type of notebook computer that has an LCD screen on which the user can write using a special-purpose pen, or stylus. The handwriting is digitized and can be converted to standard text through handwriting recognition, or it can remain as handwritten text. Digital Ink-An electromagnetic field is created that can capture the movement of a special-purpose pen, or stylus, and record the movement on the LCD screen. The effect is like writing on paper with liquid ink. The recorded handwriting can then be saved as handwriting or converted to typewritten text using handwriting recognition technology. Week 11s Week 13s Week 12s Malware-Short for malicious software; software designed to damage or disrupt a system, such as a virus or Trojan horse.

4G-Short for Fourth Generation; a specification for broadband mobile capabilities (i-Phones, Smartphones, etc.), providing voice, data, and streaming multimedia at higher speeds.

Green IT-A.k.a. green computing; the study/use of computer resources in an efficient way. Starts with manufacturers producing environmentally friendly products and encouraging IT departments to consider more friendly options like power management and proper recycling habits. SSL-Short for Secure Sockets Layer; a protocol developed by Netscape for transmitting private documents via the Internet. Web Morality-A phrase used to describe how people use morals to guide choices while surfing the Web and using the Internet.

One popular web morality issue that is often debated is the practice of visiting websites while using an ad blocker program. Many sites rely on advertisement revenue and some believe it is morally wrong to surf and intentionally block ads as you are taking advantage of what the website has to offer without viewing the ad content.

week 15 Troubleshoot -To isolate the source of a problem and fix it, typically through a process of elimination whereby possible sources of the problem are investigated and eliminated beginning with the most obvious or easiest problem to fix. Widget-Widgets display information and invite the user to act in a number of ways. Typical widgets include buttons, dialog boxes, pop up windows, pull-down menus, icons, scroll bars, resizable window edges, progress indicators, selection boxes, windows, tear-off menus, menu bars, toggle switches and forms. eBusiness-Conducting business via the Internet. This would include the buying and selling of goods and services, along with providing technical or customer support through the Internet. Bluetooth-A short-range radio technology aimed at simplifying communications among Internet devices and between devices and the Internet. Clone-A computer, software product, or device that functions exactly like another, better-known product. In practice, the term refers to any PC not produced by one of the leading name-brand manufacturers, such as IBM and Compaq. week 16 Kiosk-A booth providing a computer-related service, such as an Automated Teller Machine (ATM). Another type of Kiosk offers tourist information.
PDA-Short for personal digital assistant, a handheld device that combines computing, telephone/fax, Internet and networking features. A typical PDA can function as a cellular phone, fax sender, Web browser and personal organizer. Tag Cloud-A tag cloud is a stylized way of visually representing occurrences of words used to described tags. The most popular topics are normally highlighted in a larger, bolder font. Visitors to a blog or site using a tag cloud, are able to easily see the most popular tags within the page — making it easy to discern the topics covered in one quick look. Del.icio.us-A social bookmarking Web site that serves as a bookmarks manager for users, similar to a collection of favorite links. You can add bookmarks to your del.icio.us list, categorize the bookmarks, tag them and also share them with others.

Digg-A community-based Web site where users submit content and rate that content by "Digging" what they see and like best. A submission that earns a larger number of Diggs, and therefore is more popular with users, is moved the Digg homepage for the category of content it belongs in.
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