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  • Internet

    Inter-Network. The Internet was created at a University to attempt to connect computers between each others from "far away places" (i.e. two buildings in the same University). The main concept was to create a set of protocols to make the systems work. Namely, the SMTP, FTP and TELNET. Now we have many others such as the well known HTTP, which is based on the TELNET concept.

  • Paris

    Capital of France.

  • PayPal

    An online credit card processor that anyone, including individuals, can use to get paid. Often viewed as expensive though.

  • PHP
  • ps

    Unix command line tool used to list processes currently running. On some older Unices, it would also show zombies (processes that have exited but with parents who have not yet acknoledged their death.)