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[*] posted on 9-9-2022 at 20:04
Learned something new today...


Modem stands for modulate demodulate.

And here's why they were so noisy!

https://www.howtogeek.com/670455/why-did-dial-up-modems-screech-and-...




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[*] posted on 10-9-2022 at 00:39


I knew that one, but I recently found out that a spool, such as for a printer, stands for Simultaneous Peripheral Operations On-Line.







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[*] posted on 10-9-2022 at 13:17


I knew what spooling is in a computer system, but I didn’t realise it was an acronym.



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