Used on Blogger.com, it is a function that lets you make a blog post without going to the Blogger.com Web site. BlogThis can be added to your browser toolbars. When you click BlogThis, it launches a mini-interface to Blogger that is pre-populated with a link to the Web page you are currently visiting, as well as any text you have highlighted on that page. Bloggers can also choose to add additional text and then publish from within BlogThis!
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- Blog and Ping
An online marketing term applied to a system that utilizes blogs and pings (short for pingback) to deliver content and /or sites for indexing in search engines with the ultimate aim of profit. Also called blog ping. [Source: The Blog Herald]
A Web site that offers blog content. Usually the site will be a portal to blog news and offer feeds from a number of different blog sources. See The History of Blogging in the Quick Reference section of
A symmetric encryption algorithm designed by Bruce Schneier in 1993 as an alternative to existing encryption algorithms, such as DES. Blowfish is a 64-bit block cipher (i.e., a cryptographic key and algorithm are applied to a block of data rather than single bits) that uses a key length that can vary between 32 and 448 […]
A proprietary tracking technology from Microsoft that lets you use a mouse on virtually any surface, excluding clear glass and mirrored surfaces. According to Microsoft, in a BlueTrack technology mouse, the sensor, the light and the component configuration are optimized for the best possible surface image for a variety of conditions. BlueTrack Technology provides the […]
Derived from the words “Bogus” and “Mips”, BogoMips, when used in the context of the Linux operating system, is a unit of measurement that indicates how fast the computer processor runs. BogoMips is not a scientific unit of measure, but rather an indication. The program that provides the BogoMips measurement was written by Linus Torvalds […]