The terms Dots Per Inch (DPI) and Pixels Per Inch (PPI) are commonly used interchangeably to describe the resolution of an image. However, the terms do not mean the same thing and there are distinct differences between the two.
The digital landscape has witnessed a surge in technological advancements, leading to a multitude of terms and metrics that are often used interchangeably. One such pair of terms that is commonly misunderstood and confused is PPI (Pixels Per Inch) and DPI (Dots Per Inch).
The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, also known as the Seven Wonders of the World or simply the Seven Wonders, is a list of seven notable structures present during classical antiquity. The first known list of seven wonders dates back to the 2nd–1st century BC.
The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World were a list of remarkable constructions of classical antiquity. These marvels were chosen for their architectural and artistic beauty and historical and cultural significance. The list of the Seven Wonders has evolved over time, and different sources have provided varying accounts.
A frequency spectrum refers to the distribution of frequencies present in a signal or a system.
On the TV show, “The Secret of Skinwalker Ranch” they are constantly using spectrum analyzers to detect a mysterious signal at 1.6 GHz. A spectrum analyzer is a device used to measure and display the frequency spectrum of a signal.
This is the third year, in a row, that I have made at least one post a day. That is 1095 posts, plus a few bonus posts here and there. I plan to keep this up as long as I can, and I hope you’re enjoying my blog.
A script kiddie, or “skiddie,” is someone who lacks programming knowledge and uses existing software to launch an attack. Often a script kiddie will use these programs without even knowing how they work or what they do.
Script kiddies, skiddies, kiddies, or skids are individuals who lack advanced technical knowledge or skills but use pre-existing automated tools and scripts to launch simple cyberattacks or defacements, often for the purpose of achieving recognition or causing mischief.
Roger Sharpe is a well-known figure in the world of pinball, with a career spanning over four decades. He is a player, writer, historian, and advocate for the game of pinball. He has contributed to the growth and development of pinball through his various roles in the industry.
John Draper, also known as “Captain Crunch,” is a legendary figure in the history of computer hacking. He gained notoriety in the 1970s for his ability to make free long-distance phone calls using a toy whistle that came with a box of Captain Crunch cereal.
Michael Primeau is a video forensic expert that I have seen many times on the History Channel’s “The Proof is Out There”, which investigates the world’s most mysterious videos, photos, and audio recordings, and uses the best technology and experts to render a credible verdict.
A backronym is a reverse acronym. To create one, you take a word that isn’t an acronym and create a fictitious expansion for it.
IBM’s first database was not relational. Its second database, DB2, was a sequel to its first database, and so they wanted to call its query language SEQUEL but they were unable to copyright the name. So they dropped the vowels and shortened it to SQL. Later someone came up with the backronym “Structured Query Language.”
Archie began as a project for students and volunteer staff at the McGill University School of Computer Science in 1987.
Now we just Google it. In the early days of the internet, we had to Archie it. Archie is a tool for indexing FTP archives, allowing users to easily identify specific files. The name derives from the word “archive” without the v.