An e-mail system that includes multiple
recipients as part of its address. See e-mail.
An HTML tag used to send E-mail to a specified
address. Mailtos are frequently used with forms to transfer the
data input from forms an E-mail account.
This is roughly one million bits. This
is exactly 1,048,576 bits.
Megabits per second - aka Mbps
This is a measure of throughput roughly
in millions of bits per second. More exactly 1,048,576 bits per
Roughly one million bytes. This is exactly
Chips in a computer that remember data.
Also commonly referred to as RAM & DRAM. Serves as a temporary
memory cash for you operating system. Programs, images, documents,
etc. are removed from your hard drive (storage) and put into the
temp memory so the operating system can run it, allowing you to
view or interact with.
The header information located in the
HTML programming code that makes up a Web page. This is what Web
robots explore when indexing information to locate on their search
engine software. This is typically what we call "key words"
that are used to describe the Web site and some of its content.
Every Web site on the Web typically has 25 key word to describe
content, location, themes, and titles names.
Meta Search Engine
Search engines that automatically submit
your keyword search to several other search tools, and retrieve
results from all their databases. Convenient time-savers for relatively
simple keyword searches (one or two keywords or phrases in "
"). See Meta-Search Engines page for complete descriptions
Musical Instrument Digital Interface -
A music definition language and communications protocol enabling
electronic instruments to communicate musical information.
MIME - Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions
A means of identifying content in e-mail
files and on Web pages. Used by Web browser programs to identify
Web page content for proper display.
program developed by the National Center for Supercomputing Applications
that provides the internet user with a point-and-click interface
to WWW, Gopher, FTP, and other Internet services.
MPEG - Moving Picture
Compression algorithm for video and audio
files, often used on the Web.
(MPEG-1 Audio Layer-3) - This is a compression
standard for audio. It enables compression of CD-audio by about
10x, depending on the bit and sampling rate. It does not stand for
MPEG-3, but rather it is the audio part of the MPEG-1 audio / video
The combined use of several media, such as movies, television, music,
lighting, CD-ROMs, and the Internet, as for education, entertainment,
publicity, or advertising.
Open Source Database, designed for speed, power and heavy load use.
MySQL AB is the company owned by the MySQL founders.
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A Usenet discussion group operated through
the Internet that is related to one topic. Internet users can subscribe
to many different newsgroups.
A graphical World Wide Web browser for
Macintosh, Microsoft Windows, and Amiga systems.
A set of computers that all use the same protocol in order to exchange
information among themselves.
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