The Computer Expert’s Glossary

ADA Something you need to know the name of to be an Expert in Computing. Useful in sentences like, “We had better develop an ADA awareness.” Bug An elusive creature living in a program that makes it incorrect. The activity of “debugging,” or removing bugs from a program, ends when people get tired of doing it, not when the bugs are removed. Cache A very expensive part of the memory system of a computer that no one is supposed to know is … weiterlesen…

Computerlexikon Englisch

Computer Terms /2 A mathematical symbol, meaning “only half of the real value,” as in 1/2 or PS/2 (OS/2???) 386? No, 486? Oops 568! The only chip to consider if you’re buying a DOS machine. Until Intel ramps up the 686. 586 The average IQ needed to understand a PC. 640K The salary the average Wall Street PC analyst pulls in each year. Algorithm A catchy 1930 song by George and Ira Gershwin. Availability Date when a dozen copies of the beta … weiterlesen…