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 Technology Passage @ LaunchBase.org (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
In this use, technology is a far-reaching term that may include both simple tools, such as a wooden spoon, and complex tools, such as a space station or the written sets of procedures and maintenance manuals for it.
Intermediate technology, more of an economics concern, refers to compromises between central and expensive technologies of developed nations and those which developing nations find most effective to deploy given an excess of labour and scarcity of cash.
Persuasion technology: In economics, definitions or assumptions of progress or growth are often related to one or more assumptions about technology's economic influence.
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 Hack (technology slang) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Another meaning of "Hack" is to be hacking into another computer or system so that you can edit, delete, or plant a virus/trojan on the system.
A "hack" now meant a clever or quick fix to a computer program problem, as in "That hack you made last night to the editor is working well".
Phrases such as "ugly hack" or "quick hack" generally referred to the latter meaning; phrases such as "cool hack" or "neat hack" referred to the former.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hack_(technology_slang)   (756 words)

  
 Whitedust Security Portal (www.whitedust.net)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
A small part of the broad definition of “hacking” which generally (perhaps largely due to the media bastardisation of the term “hacking”) is now referred to as “cracking” by the underground community at large.
The arguments about definition and scope of the term “hacking” aside, the important fact (in terms of this paper) remains that as far as the wider population are concerned “cracking” is either synonymous with the term “hacking”, or irrelevant in the face of the term “hacking”.
A love of “hacking” (not to be confused with a love of the scene, which is something else entirely) is commonplace amongst self proclaimed hackers and professional Infosec workers alike.
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 Hack - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hack writer, a writer for hire, paid to express others' thoughts and opinions, or a writer or journalist of dubious talent
Hackney carriage, slang for a taxicab for hire, or by derivation the driver thereof
Party hack, an unscrupulous individual of questionable competency, whose position comes by virtue of a devout loyalty to a political party
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hack   (308 words)

  
 Hack   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Hack is a slang term in technology culture which has a number of meanings depending on context, including a joke, a progamming exploit, or a commercial software breakin.
A hack is slang for a taxicab, or by derivation the driver thereof (from a shortened form of hackney carriage).
Roof and tunnel hacking is a form of urban exploration, mostly at educational institutions.
www.33beat.com /Hack.html   (415 words)

  
 Online Etymology Dictionary
Noun meaning "an act of hacking" is from 1836; fig.
Slang sense of "cope with" (such as in can't hack it) is first recorded in Amer.Eng.
Hack (v.) "illegally enter a computer system" is first recorded 1984.
www.etymonline.com /index.php?term=hack   (193 words)

  
 Massachusetts Institute of Technology - the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, or MIT, is a research institution and university located in the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts directly acrossthe Charles River from Boston's Back Bay district.
Originally created in 1929,the undergraduate ring design varies slightly from year to year to reflect the unique character of the MIT experience for thatclass but always features a three-piece design, with the MIT seal and the class year each appearing on a separate shank, flankinga massive bezel bearing an image of a beaver.
Sinceso many of Vonnegut's stories are ambivalent or outright pessimistic with regard to technology's impact on humankind, it ishardly surprising that his references to the Institute express a mixed attitude.
www.world-knowledge-encyclopedia.com /?t=MIT   (4286 words)

  
 Online Etymology Dictionary
The technology was developed in the 1920s and '30s.
newspaper (and now information technology) slang for "unit of writing that can be used over and over without change," 1893, from a literal meaning (1840) "metal rolled in large, flat plates for use in making steam boilers." The connecting notion is probably of sturdiness or reusability.
From 1890s to 1950s it was literal: publicity items were cast or stamped in metal ready for the printing press and distributed to newspapers as filler.
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 Spell-Dictionary.Com - Universe of Words
hack it), since it first appeared in computing slang to describe enthusiastic use of computers, without any connotation of looking at other people's data; as a word for breaking into other computer systems, though, it must also be influenced by the original sense of the verb, 'to cut with heavy blows'.
By the early eighties, the 'sport' of breaking into computer systems, whether purely for pleasure, to expose some form of corruption, or as part of a more complex crime, had begun to be reported in the media, and soon appeared to be reaching epidemic proportions.
hacking practised by youngsters involves breaking the software protection on computer games; this is also known as cracking.
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 THE ROLE OF TECHNOLOGY IN AMERICA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Technology in our classrooms and increasing its access to disadvantaged children is an essential component in raising the educational achievement of our nation's students.
Technology in the classroom, both enhances the educational experience and prepares students for employment in an economy growing increasingly dependent on technology.
Technology is an important tool in today's educational environment, but it should supplement, not supplant, the role of the teacher in deciding how best to teach the curriculum.
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 Notes for PHIL 463 – 9/6/2001
The social aspect of technology is especially manifest when with respect to mediating technologies, a category which not be limited to communications technologies such as telephones and computers.
And philosophy of technology is a variety of ethics insofar as it involves the reasoned consideration and evaluation of the values embodied by specific technologies.
Hacker (tentative definition):  A slang term for a computer enthusiast, i.e., a person who enjoys learning programming languages and computer systems and can often be considered an expert on the subject(s).
guweb2.gonzaga.edu /faculty/McReynolds/phil463/010906.html   (646 words)

  
 wiki/MIT Definition / wiki/MIT Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
MIT is a world leader in science and technology, as well as in many other fields, including management, economics, linguistics, political sciencePolitical Science is the systematic study of the allocation and transfer of power in decision making.
In 1861, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts approved a charter for the incorporation of the "Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Boston Society of Natural History," submitted by William Barton Rogers William Barton Rogers (born 1804) incorporated the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1861.
See also hack (technology slang) and roof and tunnel hackingRoof and Tunnel Hacking is the unauthorized (generally prohibited and often outright illegal) entry into and exploration of roof and utility tunnel spaces.
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 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Resource Page - massachusetts institute of technology logo
MIT is a widely renowned leader in science and technology, as well as in many other fields, including management, economics, linguistics, political science, and philosophy.
These two factors massachusetts institute of technology page chemical business made it a perfect fit in many peoples' eyes to merge with nearby Harvard University, which was flush with cash but much weaker in the sciences than it was in the liberal arts.
Also of note, buildings media lab at the massachusetts institute of technology 1 through 9 are divided by the Great Dome (located in building 10) with odd-numbered buildings on the left (west) and even-numbered buildings on the right (east).
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 What is hacker? - A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary
A slang term for a computer enthusiast, i.e., a person who enjoys learning programming languages and computer systems and can often be considered an expert on the subject(s).
Among professional programmers, depending on how it used, the term can be either complimentary or derogatory, although it is developing an increasingly derogatory connotation.
Hacking 101 offers a number of downloadable files and links.
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 The Word on The Streets
The Canonical Glossary of Slang for Cyberpunk 2.0.2.0.
Derogatory slang term for anyone with exotic skin, cranial, or other animalistic anatomical modifications, especially when the individual uses the feature(s) in conjunction with a deviant sexual practice.
AquaPunk slang terms from the Firestorm Stormfront datastore, courtesy of John Janek.
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 Hack   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Counter Hack leading the anti-cheat movement and aiming to provide accurate and useful information to gamers and those frustrated with cheaters on game servers worldwide.
Hack is a slang term in technology culture which has a number of meanings depending on context, including.
The word hack at MIT usually refers to a clever, benign, and "ethical" prank or practical joke, which.
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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, or MIT, is a university located in the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.
MIT is one of the world's leading research institutions in science and technology, as well as in numerous other fields, including management, economics, linguistics, political science, and philosophy.
In 1861, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts approved a charter for the incorporation of the "Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Boston Society of Natural History," submitted by William Barton Rogers, a distinguished natural scientist.
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 Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
MIT was founded in 1861 by William Barton Rogers (William Barton Rogers: william barton rogers (born 1804) incorporated the massachusetts institute of technology...
The informal motto of the school is ("I hate this fuck (fuck: Slang terms for sexual intercourse) ing place," although some jocularly render it as "I have truly found paradise", or "Institute Has The Finest Professors").
See also hack (technology slang) (hack (technology slang): more facts about this subject) and roof and tunnel hacking (roof and tunnel hacking: roof and tunnel hacking is the unauthorized (generally prohibited and often outright illegal)...
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 Hack - Hack (technology slang) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Extravangant Comedy Swordfighting Duo Hack and Slash, entertainers for Renaissance Festivals all over the country, and beyond.
Essentially there are two "pieces" to the hack: The Prop and The Clear.
Hack is a term in the slang of the technology culture which has come into A "hack" now meant a clever or quick fix to a computer program problem,
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 The New Hacker's Dictionary
Also as usual, not knowing the slang (or using it inappropriately) defines one as an outsider, a mundane, or (worst of all in hackish vocabulary) possibly even a suit.
Among hackers, though, slang has a subtler aspect, paralleled perhaps in the slang of jazz musicians and some kinds of fine artists but hard to detect in most technical or scientific cultures; parts of it are code for shared states of consciousness.
Hacker slang is unusually rich in implications of this kind, of overtones and undertones that illuminate the hackish psyche.
www.eps.mcgill.ca /jargon/jargon.html   (15758 words)

  
 Hacks, - Sony DRM hacks your PC - Engadget - www.engadget.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Plugins are hacks that use the new easy plugin structure with 1.2.
GNOME Hacks is a repository for all those little tricks that people have worked out As you read the hacks, you can either upvote or downvote each hack,
Hacks is part of the Weblogs, Inc. Network — a network of more than 80 blogs.
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 php-deluxe.net - description Unix
During the late 1970s and early 1980s, Unix s influence in academic circles led to massive adoption (particularly of the BSD variant, originating from the University of California at Berkeley) of Unix by commercial startups, the most notable of which is Sun Microsystems.
The name has been attributed to Brian Kernighan, and was a Hack (technology slang) on Multics.
Following bad puns of Unics (homophone of eunuchs) being a castrated Multics, the name was later changed to Unix, and thus a legacy was born.
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 Techo-Culture Slang
Lingo turned to slang and slang made its way from military, scientific, and technical circles into the general parlance.
Any slang, taken out of its resident culture is going to falter and sound stupid.
It is not only a worthwhile collection of unofficial technical terms and street tech slang, but it is also a de facto ethnography of the early years of computer culture.
www.streettech.com /bcp/BCPgraf/CyberCulture/slang.htm   (1533 words)

  
 Glossary of Network Security Terms | WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
This attack is usually automated, using a dictionary of the hacker's choosing, which may include both ordinary words and jargon, names, and slang.
Using this technique, an attacker can convince your system that an existing Web page does not exist, or respond to requests that should lead to a legitimate Web site, with the IP address of a malicious Web site.
This differs from DNS cache poisoning because in DNS spoofing, the attacker does not hack a DNS server; instead, he inserts himself between you and the server and impersonates the server.
www.watchguard.com /glossary/d.asp   (1563 words)

  
 Hacking tools are simple and widely available, security experts say | WTN
One command later — a pre-canned hack anyone could use — and he had system-level access to the computer.
One of his company’s problems, he said, is not being able to convince such organizations that they have been hacked and their computers are being used for this purpose.
Wisconsin Technology Network is an independent news source and does not represent other companies or organizations discussed in our articles.
wistechnology.com /article.php?id=1228   (666 words)

  
 List of computing topics: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
MOS Technologies 6502 (MOS Technologies 6502: the mos technology 6502 is an 8-bit microprocessor designed by mos technology...
MOS Technologies 650x (MOS Technologies 650x: mos technology 65xx is a family of 8-bit microprocessors from mos technology,...
MOS Technologies 6510 (MOS Technologies 6510: the mos technology 6510 is a microprocessor designed by mos technology, inc., and is...
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 How to hack - Hack Furby   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Hack is a term in the slang of the technology culture which has come into There, the original meaning of "hack" was an elaborate and flamboyant student
Eric's Archived Thoughts: To Hack With It That means IE7 completely skips the second line, the one with the hack.
The technique exploits a bug that exists This is the reason the Caio Hack is employed at times.
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 Learn To Hack-- Legally!
and i like how they encourage you to hack their site as a final objective.
Please make sure to use this slang only with other people with advanced hacking skills, such as HTML or advanced defragmenting.
I'm with several of the other commentators...there is big difference, in purpose and philosophy, between cracking and hacking.
digg.com /technology/Learn_To_Hack--_Legally_   (643 words)

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