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Alexa Internet, Inc. is an American company based in California that provides commercial web traffic data and analytics.
The byte is a unit of digital information that most commonly consists of eight bits, representing a binary number.
The term chat room, or chatroom, is primarily used to describe any form of synchronous conferencing, occasionally even asynchronous conferencing.
Copyleft (a play on the word copyright) is the practice of offering people the right to freely distribute copies and modified versions of a work with the stipulation that the same rights be preserved in derivative works down the line.
Copyright is a legal right, existing globally in many countries, that basically grants the creator of an original work exclusive rights to determine and decide whether, and under what conditions, this original work may be used by others.
Creative Commons (CC) is an American non-profit organization devoted to expanding the range of creative works available for others to build upon legally and to share.
In computer software and media, an Easter egg is an intentional inside joke, hidden message or image, or secret feature of a work.
An encyclopedia or encyclopaedia is a reference work or compendium providing summaries of information from either all branches of knowledge or from a particular field or discipline.
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
An experience point (often abbreviated to exp or XP) is a unit of measurement used in tabletop role-playing games (RPGs) and role-playing video games to quantify a player character's progression through the game.
Fair use is a doctrine in the law of the United States that permits limited use of copyrighted material without having to first acquire permission from the copyright holder.
Flaming is a hostile and insulting interaction between persons over the Internet, often involving the use of profanity.
Free software or libre software is computer software distributed under terms that allow users to run the software for any purpose as well as to study, change, and distribute it and any adapted versions.
Geeknet, Inc. is a Fairfax County, Virginia–based company that owns the online retailer ThinkGeek and is a subsidiary of GameStop.
GNU is an operating system and an extensive collection of computer software.
Holland Christian Schools is a private Christian school system located in Holland, Michigan.
Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) is the standard markup language for creating web pages and web applications.
An in-joke, also known as an inside joke or a private joke, is a joke whose humour is understandable only to members of an ingroup, that is, people who are in a particular social group, occupation, or other community of shared interest.
An Internet Bot, also known as web robot, WWW robot or simply -bot-, is a software application that runs automated tasks (scripts) over the Internet.
Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is an application layer protocol that facilitates communication in the form of text.
In Internet slang, a troll is a person who starts quarrels or upsets people on the Internet to distract and sow discord by posting inflammatory and digressive, extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community (such as a newsgroup, forum, chat room, or blog) with the intent of provoking readers into displaying emotional responses and normalizing tangential discussion, whether for the troll's amusement or a specific gain.
Jason Rohrer (born November 14, 1977) is an American computer programmer, writer, musician, and game designer.
Left-wing politics supports social equality and egalitarianism, often in opposition to social hierarchy.
Michigan State University (MSU) is a public research university in East Lansing, Michigan, United States.
On Internet websites that invite users to post comments, a moderation system is the method the webmaster chooses to sort contributions that are irrelevant, obscene, illegal, or insulting with regards to useful or informative contributions.
MySQL ("My S-Q-L") is an open-source relational database management system (RDBMS).
Nathan Oostendorp is an American technologist, author, and entrepreneur.
Objectivity is a central philosophical concept, objective means being independent of the perceptions thus objectivity means the property of being independent from the perceptions, which has been variously defined by sources.
An online encyclopedia is an encyclopedia accessible through the internet, such as Wikipedia.
Perl is a family of two high-level, general-purpose, interpreted, dynamic programming languages, Perl 5 and Perl 6.
A retronym is a newer name for an existing thing that differentiates the original form or version from a more recent one.
A role-playing game (sometimes spelled roleplaying game and abbreviated to RPG) is a game in which players assume the roles of characters in a fictional setting.
SimCity is an open-ended city-building video game series originally designed by Will Wright.
Slashdot (sometimes abbreviated as /.) is a social news website that originally billed itself as "News for Nerds.
The Japan Times is Japan's largest and oldest English-language daily newspaper.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
TheGuardian.com, formerly known as Guardian.co.uk and Guardian Unlimited, is a British news and media website owned by the Guardian Media Group.
The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, U of M, or UMich), often simply referred to as Michigan, is a public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
A Webby Award is an award for excellence on the Internet presented annually by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, a judging body composed of over two thousands industry experts and technology innovators.
A wiki is a website on which users collaboratively modify content and structure directly from the web browser.
Wikipedia is a multilingual, web-based, free encyclopedia that is based on a model of openly editable content.
The World Wide Web (abbreviated WWW or the Web) is an information space where documents and other web resources are identified by Uniform Resource Locators (URLs), interlinked by hypertext links, and accessible via the Internet.