Hacker Dictionary
 
Browse the Dictionary...
All A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Navigation Random Term
  • visionary
    n. 1. One who hacks vision, in the sense of an Artificial Intelligence researcher working on the problem of getting computers to `see' things... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


  •  View Definition: dongle-disk 

    dongle-disk


    /don'gl disk/ n. See dongle; a `dongle-disk' is a floppy disk which is required in order to perform some task. Some contain special coding that allows an application to identify it uniquely, others *are* special code that does something that normally-resident programs don't or can't. (For example, AT&T's "Unix PC" would only come up in root mode with a special boot disk.) Also called a `key disk'.