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n00b is leet speak for a newcomer who is clueless. It originally comes from Newcomer, which was turned into slang as a Newbie, Newby or a Newb. Later it was modified into leetspeak as n00b. According to some sources, it’s earliest origins are probably related to...

Leet | 1337

Leet (or “1337”), also known as eleet or leetspeak, is an alternative alphabet for many languages that is used primarily on the Internet. The term leet is derived from the word elite. The leet alphabet is a specialized form of symbolic writing. Leet may also be...

Hexidecimal (or just Hex)

Hexidecimal codes are used to describe colors on the Internet.  Each color is described by a series of six letters and/or numbers. Cite this…

Binary

Definition: Machine language, used by computers. Also, a base two numbering system that uses the digits 1 and 0. Binary is the language used by computers. Programs like operating systems use a language like C+ to translate computer operations into binary so that the...

Ports (In networking)

Port: a designation used by TCP and UDP to direct network traffic to a specific application. Ports are a major part of networking. A port is used to tell your computer what application the internet traffic needs to go to. If you were to look through your packet logs...

Processor (CPU)

Definition: A part of a computer system that carries out instructions and performs all it’s functions. A processor is the part of the computer that performs all of it’s operations. Think of it sort of like a part of your brain, the part that helps interpret and...

Motherboard

Definition: The seat of the computer’s processor, bus, memory, and SATA or IDE/ATA drives. Motherboards, the basis of all modern computers. A motherboard is a central place for all of your computers devices to use in order to talk to each other. The motherboard is...
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n00b n00b is leet speak for a newcomer who is clueless. It originally comes from Newcomer, which was turned into slang as a Newbie, Newby or a Newb. Later it was modified into leetspeak as n00b. According to some sources, it’s earliest origins are probably related to military jargon of the 20th century. Newby...