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The Amiga is a family of personal computers introduced by Commodore in 1985.
Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google, based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open source software and designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.
Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services.
An assembly (or assembler) language, often abbreviated asm, is a low-level programming language, in which there is a very strong (but often not one-to-one) correspondence between the assembly program statements and the architecture's machine code instructions.
A stop error, better known as a Blue Screen of Death (also known as a blue screen or BSOD) is an error screen displayed on a Windows computer system after a fatal system error, also known as a system crash: when the operating system reaches a condition where it can no longer operate safely.
C (as in the letter ''c'') is a general-purpose, imperative computer programming language, supporting structured programming, lexical variable scope and recursion, while a static type system prevents many unintended operations.
A central processing unit (CPU) is the electronic circuitry within a computer that carries out the instructions of a computer program by performing the basic arithmetic, logical, control and input/output (I/O) operations specified by the instructions.
Commodore International (or Commodore International Limited) was an American home computer and electronics manufacturer founded by Jack Tramiel.
In computing, a core dump, crash dump, memory dump, or system dump consists of the recorded state of the working memory of a computer program at a specific time, generally when the program has crashed or otherwise terminated abnormally.
Dalvik is a discontinued process virtual machine (VM) in Google's Android operating system (while its bytecode format is still used as a distribution format, but no longer at runtime in newer Android) that executes applications written for Android.
In computer programming, dead code is a section in the source code of a program which is executed but whose result is never used in any other computation.
A debugger or debugging tool is a computer program that is used to test and debug other programs (the "target" program).
Dynamic-link library (or DLL) is Microsoft's implementation of the shared library concept in the Microsoft Windows and OS/2 operating systems.
Eating your own dog food, also called dogfooding, is a slang term used to reference a scenario in which an organization uses its own product.
Elektronika B3-34 (Cyrillic: Электроника Б3-34) was a Soviet programmable calculator.
Endianness refers to the sequential order in which bytes are arranged into larger numerical values when stored in memory or when transmitted over digital links.
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California.
file is a standard Unix program for recognizing the type of data contained in a computer file.
The GameCube is a home video game console released by Nintendo in Japan and North America in 2001 and Europe and Australia in 2002.
Hardware abstractions are sets of routines in software that emulate some platform-specific details, giving programs direct access to the hardware resources.
In mathematics and computing, hexadecimal (also base, or hex) is a positional numeral system with a radix, or base, of 16.
HP 9000 is a line of workstation and server computer systems produced by the Hewlett-Packard Company (HP).
Microsoft Hyper-V, codenamed Viridian and formerly known as Windows Server Virtualization, is a native hypervisor; it can create virtual machines on x86-64 systems running Windows.
iOS (formerly iPhone OS) is a mobile operating system created and developed by Apple Inc. exclusively for its hardware.
An Internet Protocol Version 6 address (IPv6 address) is a numerical label that is used to identify a network interface of a computer or a network node participating in an IPv6 computer network.
Java is a general-purpose computer-programming language that is concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, and specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible.
Java is a set of computer software and specifications developed by James Gosling at Sun Microsystems, which was later acquired by the Oracle Corporation, that provides a system for developing application software and deploying it in a cross-platform computing environment.
Java bytecode is the instruction set of the Java virtual machine (JVM).
Jazz Jackrabbit 2 is a platform game produced by Epic MegaGames, now known as Epic Games.
Jikes RVM (Jikes Research Virtual Machine) is a mature open source virtual machine that runs Java programs.
Jungo Connectivity is an Israeli software company that specializes in automotive software and device driver development.
Leet (or "1337"), also known as eleet or leetspeak, is a system of modified spellings and verbiage used primarily on the Internet for many phonetic languages.
Libumem is a library used to detect memory management bugs in applications.
Linux is a family of free and open-source software operating systems built around the Linux kernel.
Mach-O, short for Mach object file format, is a file format for executables, object code, shared libraries, dynamically-loaded code, and core dumps.
The family of Macintosh operating systems developed by Apple Inc. includes the graphical user interface-based operating systems it has designed for use with its Macintosh series of personal computers since 1984, as well as the related system software it once created for compatible third-party systems.
In computer programming, the term magic number has multiple meanings.
Microsoft Corporation (abbreviated as MS) is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington.
Microsoft Office is a family of client software, server software, and services developed by Microsoft.
Microsoft Windows is a group of several graphical operating system families, all of which are developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft.
The MOS Technology 6502 (typically "sixty-five-oh-two" or "six-five-oh-two") William Mensch and the moderator both pronounce the 6502 microprocessor as "sixty-five-oh-two".
OpenSolaris is a discontinued, open source computer operating system based on Solaris created by Sun Microsystems.
OpenVMS is a closed-source, proprietary computer operating system for use in general-purpose computing.
OpenWrt is an open source project for embedded operating system based on Linux, primarily used on embedded devices to route network traffic.
An operating system (OS) is system software that manages computer hardware and software resources and provides common services for computer programs.
OtherOS was a feature available in early versions of the PlayStation 3 video game console that allowed user installed software, such as Linux or FreeBSD, to run on the system.
Pack200, specified in JSR 200, is a compacting archive format developed by Sun, reducing JAR file sizes by a factor of 7 to 9.
Paul Irish is an American front-end engineer and a developer advocate for the Google Chrome web browser.
Peet's Coffee is a San Francisco Bay Area-based specialty coffee roaster and retailer.
Plan 9 from Bell Labs is a distributed operating system, originating in the Computing Sciences Research Center (CSRC) at Bell Labs in the mid-1980s, and building on UNIX concepts first developed there in the late 1960s; until the Labs' final release at the start of 2015.
The PlayStation 3 (PS3) is a home video game console developed by Sony Computer Entertainment.
PowerPC (with the backronym Performance Optimization With Enhanced RISC – Performance Computing, sometimes abbreviated as PPC) is a reduced instruction set computing (RISC) instruction set architecture (ISA) created by the 1991 Apple–IBM–Motorola alliance, known as AIM.
Programmable calculators are calculators that can automatically carry out a sequence of operations under control of a stored program, much like a computer.
A rebus is a puzzle device which combines the use of illustrated pictures with individual letters to depict words and/or phrases.
RISC System/6000, or RS/6000 for short, is a family of RISC-based UNIX servers, workstations and supercomputers made by IBM in the 1990s.
The RSX 'Reality Synthesizer' is a proprietary graphics processing unit (GPU) codeveloped by Nvidia and Sony for the PlayStation 3 game console.
Solaris is a Unix operating system originally developed by Sun Microsystems.
Sun Microsystems, Inc. was an American company that sold computers, computer components, software, and information technology services and created the Java programming language, the Solaris operating system, ZFS, the Network File System (NFS), and SPARC.
Tegra is a system on a chip (SoC) series developed by Nvidia for mobile devices such as smartphones, personal digital assistants, and mobile Internet devices.
A universal binary is, in Apple parlance, an executable file or application bundle that runs natively on either PowerPC or Intel-manufactured IA-32 or Intel 64-based Macintosh computers; it is an implementation of the concept more generally known as a fat binary.
A universally unique identifier (UUID) is a 128-bit number used to identify information in computer systems.
In computing, a virtual machine (VM) is an emulation of a computer system.
Visual Basic is a third-generation event-driven programming language and integrated development environment (IDE) from Microsoft for its Component Object Model (COM) programming model first released in 1991 and declared legacy during 2008.
WebKit is a browser engine used in Apple's Safari browser and other products.
The Wii is a home video game console released by Nintendo on November 19, 2006.
World IPv6 Day was a technical testing and publicity event in 2011 sponsored and organized by the Internet Society and several large Internet content services to test and promote public IPv6 deployment.
x86 assembly language is a family of backward-compatible assembly languages, which provide some level of compatibility all the way back to the Intel 8008 introduced in April 1972.
ZFS is a combined file system and logical volume manager designed by Sun Microsystems and now owned by Oracle Corporation.