cyberculture research question

By Research Now ยท 6 replies
Apr 5, 2004
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  1. Hello, I am a graduate student at Western Kentucky University studying cyberculture. What are some computer-technology-specific jargon that you or others have used while conversing with other computer-literate individuals (ex. tweeking, surfing, overclocking, etc.). Thanks in advance for your help.
  2. Rick

    Rick TechSpot Staff Posts: 4,572   +65

    flashing - upgrading your BIOS

    By the way, I used to live in KY. :)
  3. Research Now

    Research Now TS Rookie Topic Starter

    What part? I of course live in Bowling Green.
  4. lowman

    lowman TS Rookie Posts: 380

    Tech Slang

    mod\modded - modify\modified

    mobo - motherboard

    board - motherboard

    mips\mibs - Megabits per second

    Crackberry - Blackberry wireless device (because users are addicted to these damn things)

    sysadmin - systems administrator

    miss - Manager of Information Services

    I don't know - there's a ton more - these were just of the top of my head...
  5. me(who else?)

    me(who else?) TS Rookie Posts: 387


    Don't forget H4X0R. That definitely isn't understood by most people...:D
  6. ak_in_charge

    ak_in_charge TS Rookie Posts: 119

  7. Research Now

    Research Now TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Outstanding! Thanks for the feedback. I will post a copy of the paper as soon as it is finalized.

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