Tag: terminology

HDMI

High Definition Multimedia Interface (“HDMI”) is a technology for connecting monitors and digital projectors to computers. An HDMI cable is capable of carrying both video and audio signals. This newer, improved technology is replacing…

Ergonomics

A simple definition for the adjective ergonomic is “relating to or designed for efficiency and comfort in the working environment.” When we consider ergonomics in CAT we are focused on…

UPS

An Uninterruptible Power Supply (“UPS”) is a hardware device containing battery cells & electric circuitry. A UPS provides temporary power in the event of a power no no o failure,…

ROM

When we refer to Read-Only Memory (“ROM”), we are generally referring to the specific small chip on the motherboard of a device that is programmed with the instructions that start…

Memes

An Internet meme is a humorous image, video, piece of text, etc., that is copied (often with slight variations) and spread rapidly by Internet users, often going viral. The word meme was…

FTP

File Transfer Protocol is a protocol that runs on the Internet. In the same way that the HTTP was designed for digital documents such as HTML to be transferred, FTP…

Pharming

Pharming is defined as the fraudulent practice of directing Internet users to a bogus (fake) website that mimics (copies) the appearance of a legitimate (official) one, in order to obtain…