25 terms

Digital Media: Midterm

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Blockly
A visual programming language used in online learning systems for students.
Code
One or more commands or algorithm(s) designed to be carried out by a computer.
Digital footprint
The information about someone on the Internet.
IP address
A number assigned to any item that is connected to the Internet.
Scratch
A free visual programming language developed by the MIT Media Lab.
Finch
A robot from Carnegie Mellon University's famous Robotics Institute designed for schools.
Karel Čapek
A Czech writer who introduced the word robot in the 1920 play R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots)
Ctrl + V
The shortcut for 'paste'
Ctrl + Z
The shortcut for 'undo'
CMYK Mode
A color mode used in professional printing, magazines and newspapers.
RGB Mode
A color mode used in most desktop printing
Vector
An image that is mathematically calculated object composed of anchor points and straight or curved line segments.
JPEG
A smaller, standard, compressed format of saving files which does not preserve layers.
Bitmap
An image that displays a picture image as a metric of dots, or pixels on a grid.
URL
A relatively easy-to-remember address for calling a web page.
Bug
An error in a program that prevents the program from running as expected.
JavaScript
A high-level, dynamic, untyped, and interpreted programming language popular on the web.
ARPANET
An early packet switching network that became the technical foundation of the Internet.
DNS
The service that translates URLs to IP addresses.
Polylactic Acid (PLA)
A hard, odorless bioplastic made from renewable, starch-based resources for 3D models and prototyping at home.
Katherine Johnson
African-American mathematician known for accuracy in computerized celestial navigation who made contributions to the NASA with the early application of digital electronic computers.
Elon Musk
South African-born business magnate, investor, engineer, and inventor. He is a founder of SpaceX, Tesla, and PayPal.
Alan Turing
English computer scientist and mathematician who decrypted codes in the world war 2.
Ada Lovelace
English mathematician and writer known for her work on Charles Babbage's proposed mechanical computer and the first computer programmer.
Tim Berners-Lee
Inventor of the World Wide Web.
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