Work 13: 10/9

posted Oct 9, 2018, 6:57 AM by JonAlf Dyrland-Weaver
Below you will find a list of computer-related terms. Select 5, research and define them in your own words! Do not copy or paraphrase a definition you found online. You should be able to understand and describe your terms. Put your terms and definitions in a plain text file (.txt). If you are unsure about how to make a plain text file, that sounds like a good discussion to have on the QAF!

submit this as jargon. 

The Terms:
  1. algorithm
  2. bit/byte
  3. Bandwidth
  4. Bluetooth
  5. Botnet
  6. cache
  7. Compression (.ZIP, .RAR)
  8. CPU/GPU
  9. dual-core / quad-core
  10. Encryption
  11. Ethernet
  12. Firewall
  13. GIF / PNG / JPEG / TIFF
  14. Hard drive vs. RAM (main memory)
  15. HTML
  16. HTTP
  17. IP address
  18. Java / C++ / Netlogo /Scheme / Python
  19. nano / micro / milli / kilo / mega / giga / tera /
  20. LAN / WAN
  21. Linux / Ubuntu / Red Hat
  22. malware / virus / spyware / adware / keylogger
  23. motherboard
  24. Protocol
  25. Object/machine code
  26. Open Source software
  27. Operating System
  28. Phishing
  29. router / hub / switch
  30. Source code
  31. TCP/IP
  32. upload vs. download
  33. USB
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