Questions 1-29-10

1. What is a DVD?

DVD stands for Digital Versatile Disc. DVD is essentially a bigger, faster CD that can hold cinema-like video, better-than-CD audio, and computer data

http://www.xilisoft.com/multimedia-glossary/DV-DVD-VOB-ISO-VCD-VHS-CD.html

2. How does a microprocessor work?

A microprocessor executes a collection of machine instructions that tell the processor what to do.

http://computer.howstuffworks.com/microprocessor2.htm

3. What does LCD mean ?

LCD means Liquid Crystal Display

http://www.howstuffworks.com/lcd.htm

4. How does the internet work?

The backbone of the Internet consists of a powerful set of telephone lines including T3 lines, capable of transferring data at a very fast rate of about 45 megabytes per second. The lines link metropolitan cities and include national access points or feeds

http://www.wisegeek.com/how-does-the-internet-work.htm

5. Is graffiti art?

Dictionary.com defines graffiti as markings, as initials, slogans, or drawings, written, spray-painted, or sketched on a sidewalk, wall of a building or public restroom. It comes from the singular, Italian word “graffito,” meaning “an ancient drawing or writing scratched on a wall or other surface.

http://www.examiner.com/x-13937-Urban-Arts-Examiner~y2009m7d16-Urban-Art-101-Is-Graffiti-Art

6. What is a yellow dog?

Yellow Dog Linux is an open source Linux operating system for home, office, server, and cluster users.

http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=yellowdog

7. What is a blue dog?

Bluedog is a software development and systems integration firm building agile IT solutions for government agencies, non-government organizations, and commercial concerns. Our offices are in suburban Washington, DC and Dublin, Ireland, and we maintain data centers in the U.S. and E.U.

http://www.bluedog.net/

8. How does planting trees help the environment?

Trees are like the lungs of the planet. They breathe in carbon dioxide and breathe out oxygen. Additionally, they provide habitat for birds and other wildlife.

http://www.cleanairgardening.com/plantingtrees.html

9. What is bamboo?

bamboos are, indeed, classified as woody, evergreen,perennial grasses

http://landscaping.about.com/od/tropicalplants/f/what_is_bamboo.htm

10. What is MLA format?

Stands for Modern Language Association, an essay format

http://www.abbreviations.com/MLA

11.What is Adobe Illustrator?

Adobe® Illustrator® CS4 software is a comprehensive vector graphics environment with new transparency in gradients and multiple artboards that invite you to explore more efficient ways to design.

http://www.adobe.com/products/illustrator/

12. What is the difference between a vector and a raster graphic?

Vector graphics are composed of paths.

Rasters are composed of pixels

http://www.sketchpad.net/basics1.htm

13. Who are you?

Somebody in Peru

http://www.sonico.com/u/9839129/Abby_Arteaga

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