Vocageek: a lexicon of digital technologies
Technology is also a vast number of terms and phrases that can sometimes have very vague meanings for the layman. Some words make noise, then are forgotten after a few years, some remain for decades and are a part of our daily life. Geek Junior deciphers the tech buzzwords here for you in the simplest way possible. Good read!
What is the difference between internet and web, search engine and browser?
We start with the Internet and the Internet, the search engine and the browser. Indeed, it is possible that one of these terms is used for the other. However, they do not mean the same thing. Click for more information here.
What is planned obsolescence?
Did they all live for once? We at Vocageek explain what planned obsolescence means and the different ways manufacturers abuse it. Click for more information here.
Deepfake, should we be afraid of it?
Here’s a term that regularly pops up in the news: deepfake. The Chinese app Zao is particularly talked about by facilitating the use of this technology. Click for more information here.
What is blockchain?
This word is coming up more and more in the media: blockchain. But what exactly does that mean? And why is it important? Click for more information here.
The cloud or how your data travels in the cloud
What is this story about digital data going to the cloud? Don’t panic, these clouds (or cloud in English) are not over your head when you leave the house, but in huge server farms. Yes ? Are they talking to me about “farms” after clouds? Come on, we’ll tell you everything! Click for more information here.
What is Machine Learning?
“Machine Learning” is a term that comes up more and more when talking about the Internet. It is often associated with other terms such as “Artificial Intelligence” and “Big Data”. But what exactly does this mean? Click for more information here.
What is Spyware?
Pegasus, you know? It’s the spyware that’s making the news this summer. This allowed several states to spy on the mobile phones of political opponents, journalists and even Emmanuel Macron! So what is spyware? Am I risking anything? Click for more information here.
NFT, what are these digital tokens used for?
How to create unique dematerialized products that can be technically easily reproduced? Welcome to the world of NFTs, an experience that can turn the world of art, video games and virtual worlds upside down. Click for more information here.
What is RAM?
RAM (for Random Access Memory) is an essential computer component for our computers and smartphones. But what is his role? Why is this a technical feature to consider when buying a new device? Geek Junior tells you everything! Click for more information here.
What is Bluetooth?
There are more and more connected objects around us, whether at home or on the go. How to connect them together? With Bluetooth! But do you know how to make the best use of Bluetooth? Click for more information here.
What is cyber warfare?
The Russian military’s attempted invasion of Ukraine has made the news, a term thought to be reserved mostly for science fiction stories, cyberwarfare. But what exactly is it suitable for? Click for more information here.
How to do better with low technology or less
What place is there for technologies in tomorrow’s world? The answer may come from low-tech (literally “low-tech”), a more sustainable and responsible way of using technologies. Click for more information here.
What is a bound object?
They are everywhere! In every room of your house, in the car or on the street. Connected objects invade our daily lives. The goal is to make our lives easier. Again, don’t abuse it for anything and everything. We explain everything to you! Click for more information here.
What is home automation?
The house of the future is already here! Computers are already available in homes with computers or Internet boxes. But many other devices are now connected. Even the house can act like a robot. Welcome to the world of home automation! Click for more information here.
UHD, LCD, OLED, 4K… What do all these acronyms mean for the screen?
Whether for a TV, computer or smartphone, manufacturers emphasize certain abbreviations such as LCD, OLED or UHD to increase the quality of their screens. But what do all these specs really mean? Click for more information here.