Carbon neutral, also called carbon neutrality is a term used to describe the action of organizations, businesses and individuals taking action to remove as much carbon dioxide from the atmosphere as each put in to it. The overall goal of carbon neutrality is to achieve a zero carbon footprint. For example, a business may plant trees in different places around the world to offset the electricity the business uses. This practice is often called carbon offset or offsetting.
See carbon footprint.
(1) Same as expansion board. (2) In hypertext systems such as HyperCard, a card is a single page of information.
A wedge-shaped symbol (^) generally found above the 6 on computer keyboards. In older technical documentation, the caret is often used to indicate the Control key. For example, “^C” would mean press the “C” key while holding down the Control key. Most modern documentation, however, would specify this key sequence as Ctrl +C. The caret […]
A type of software licensing where the software author asks the users to pay for the software but not with money. Instead the request may be for a postcard, an e-mail letter, or other token of appreciation that is not monetary based.
- carpal tunnel syndrome
A common form of Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) produced by repeating the same small movements many times. As more and more people use computers, carpal tunnel syndrome and other forms of RSI have become more prevalent. Typical symptoms are numbness or burning in the fingers or wrist. If not addressed early on, the injury can […]
Carputer refers to any computing platform that is installed in a vehicle. While some aftermarket carputers are available to consumers, most carputers are built by enthusiasts using desktop PC components from smaller form factors like the mini-ITX or microATX. Carputers are mainly used for playing music and DVD movies, connecting to the Internet, and navigation. […]