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  2. Galileo Galilei - Wikipedia

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    Galileo di Vincenzo Bonaiuti de' Galilei (/ ˌ ɡ æ l ɪ ˈ l eɪ. oʊ ˌ ɡ æ l ɪ ˈ l eɪ. i ˌ / GAL-ih-LAY-oh GAL-ih-LAY-ee, Italian: [ɡaliˈlɛːo ɡaliˈlɛi]; 15 February 1564 – 8 January 1642), commonly referred to as Galileo, was an Italian astronomer, physicist and engineer, sometimes described as a polymath, from the city of Pisa, then part of the Duchy of Florence.

  3. MAC address - Wikipedia

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    A media access control address ( MAC address) is a unique identifier assigned to a network interface controller (NIC) for use as a network address in communications within a network segment. This use is common in most IEEE 802 networking technologies, including Ethernet, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth.

  4. Trojan horse (computing) - Wikipedia

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    Trojan horse (computing) In computing, a Trojan horse is any malware that misleads users of its true intent. The term is derived from the Ancient Greek story of the deceptive Trojan Horse that led to the fall of the city of Troy. Trojans generally spread by some form of social engineering; for example, where a user is duped into executing an ...

  5. Moving Picture Experts Group - Wikipedia

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    Some well known older (up to 2005) digital media formats and the MPEG standards they use. The Moving Picture Experts Group ( MPEG) is an alliance of working groups established jointly by ISO and IEC that sets standards for media coding, including compression coding of audio, video, graphics and genomic data, and transmission and file formats ...

  6. Colotomy - Wikipedia

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    Colotomy is an Indonesian description of the rhythmic and metric patterns of gamelan music. It refers to the use of specific instruments to mark off nested time intervals, or the process of dividing rhythmic time into such nested cycles. In the gamelan, this is usually done by gongs of various size: the kempyang, ketuk, kempul, kenong, gong ...

  7. Document management system - Wikipedia

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    A document management system ( DMS) is a system used to receive, track, manage and store documents and reduce paper. Most are capable of keeping a record of the various versions created and modified by different users (history tracking). In the case of the management of digital documents such systems are based on computer programs.

  8. Tragedy of the commons - Wikipedia

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    In economic science, the tragedy of the commons is a situation in which individual users, who have open access to a resource unhampered by shared social structures or formal rules that govern access and use, act independently according to their own self-interest and, contrary to the common good of all users, cause depletion of the resource through their uncoordinated action.

  9. Educational technology - Wikipedia

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    Educational technology (commonly abbreviated as edutech, or edtech) is the combined use of computer hardware, software, and educational theory and practice to facilitate learning. [1] [2] When referred to with its abbreviation, edtech, it is often referring to the industry of companies that create educational technology.