Japanese emoticons

Japanese emoticons, also known as kaomoji, are a type of emoticon that originated in Japan. They are created by combining multiple Japanese characters to create an image of a face. Japanese emoticons are often used to express emotions in a text-based communication, such as online chat or email. The most common Japanese emoticon is the … Read more

Nit

A “nit” is a small, insignificant detail. It can be used to describe a person who is overly critical or pedantic, or to describe a problem that is minor or easily fixed. Is nit a valid word? No, “nit” is not a valid word. What is a nit British? A “nit” is a louse egg. … Read more

Brain hacking

Brain hacking is a term used to describe the act of manipulating or altering someone’s thoughts, emotions, or behavior using psychological or technological means. It can be used for good or bad purposes, and has been used in everything from marketing campaigns to military interrogation. Can your brain get hacked? Yes, your brain can get … Read more

Domain kiting

Domain kiting is the practice of repeatedly registering and deleting domain names in order to take advantage of the grace period afforded by many domain registrars. By repeatedly registering and deleting domains, the kiter can keep a domain name registered indefinitely without paying the registration fee. This practice can be used to secure desirable domain … Read more

Pop-up download (or download pop-up)

A pop-up download is a type of download that appears in a pop-up window. This can be used to download a file or to save a file to your computer. What is pop-up in software? A pop-up is a small window that appears on a computer screen when a user clicks on a hyperlink. Pop-ups … Read more

CERN (Conseil Europeen pour la Recherche Nucleaire)

CERN is the European Organization for Nuclear Research, which is the world’s largest particle physics laboratory. The acronym CERN stands for Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire, which is French for “European Council for Nuclear Research.” CERN’s main campus is located in Geneva, Switzerland, and its research is conducted by 21 member states. Qui finance … Read more

Censorware

Censorware is a type of software that is designed to block access to certain types of content on the Internet. Censorware can be used to block access to websites that contain offensive or inappropriate content, or to block access to specific types of content, such as gambling or pornography. Why is content filtering controversial? Content … Read more

XING

XING is a social networking website for business professionals. The website is used for networking, connecting with business contacts, and finding jobs. Which countries use XING? XING is a business-oriented social networking service. As of May 2013, it had 12 million members in 200 countries. According to XING’s website, the service is used in over … Read more

Tweak freak (tweaker)

A “tweak freak” or “tweaker” is someone who is obsessed with making small, often insignificant, changes to something, usually a piece of software or hardware. This can be done for a variety of reasons, such as trying to eke out a bit more performance, or simply because the person enjoys the challenge of tweaking. In … Read more

Googlewhacking

Googlewhacking is a term used to describe the act of finding a single word or phrase that returns only one result when searched on the Google search engine. The term was coined in 2001 by British comedian Dave Gorman, who undertook a project to find as many Googlewhacks as possible. Is a Googlewhack still possible? … Read more