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How many technical acronyms do you encounter without knowing what the letters stand for?



By now you know that URL stands for Uniform Resource Locator. You’ve probably long known that HTTP means HyperText Transfer Protocol, and that USB stands for Universal Serial Bus.

How many other geeky acronyms do you encounter in the course of a week or a month without at least knowing what the letters stand for?

Tech Terms

Here, for your edification, are 36 such business, computer, and general purpose acronyms, so that the geeks realize you might know a little something about their world:

ASCII = American Standard Code for Info. Interchange
ATM = Asynchronous Transfer Mode
CPU = Central Processing Unit
DCIM = Digital Camera IMages
DNS = Domain Name System
DRAM = Dynamic Random Access Memory

DVD = Digital Video Disk and, later, Digital Versatile Disc
DVR = Digital Video Recorder
HTML = Hypertext Markup Language
IMAP = Internet Message Access Protocol
IRC = Internet Relay Chat
IP = Internet Protocol

ISBN = International Standard Book Number
ISDN = Integrated Services Digital Network
ISO = International Standard for Organization
ISP = Internet Service Provider
LASER = Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation
LED = Light-Emitting Diode

MPEG = Moving Picture Experts Group
MODEM = Modulator-Demodulator
OCR = Optical Character Recognition
PDF = Portable Document Format
RADAR = Radio Detection And Ranging
RFID = Radio Frequency Identification

SCUBA = Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus
SDRAM = Synchronous Dynamic Random Access
SEO = Search Engine Optimization
SIM = Security Information Management
SMS = Short Message Service
SMTP = Simple Mail Transfer Protocol

TCP/IP = Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol
WIFI = Wireless Fidelity
UPC = Universal Product Code
USP = Unique Selling Proposition
VLAN = Virtual Local Area Network
VPN = Virtual Private Network

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About JD Mesnard:

J.D. Mesnard is a state senator in the Arizona Senate, serving Legislative District 17 (Chandler, Gilbert, and Sun Lakes). He was elected to the Senate on November 6, 2018, after serving eight years in the Arizona House of Representatives, including as Speaker of the House during his final term.

J.D. is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Arizona State University with a Bachelors degree in Music Composition. He also holds two masters degrees, one in Business and the other in Public Administration—exemplifying his interest in both the public and private sectors. Prior to running for office, J.D. spent eight years working at the Arizona Senate where he served as a policy advisor on issues ranging from education, transportation and retirement, to family services and government administration. He is a small business owner, investor and consultant, and has always sought to be an active participant at all levels of the community. He works with charities, churches and non-profits, and is adjunct faculty at Mesa Community College and Arizona State University, where he teaches political science courses. He has been teaching for 14 years.

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A brand new conservative app designed by the people for the people is launching with by invitation only and we have YOUR invitation!



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Meet Ryan Chamberlin:

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For the past 20 years, he has worked with thousands of entrepreneurs, assisting them in growing their influence and profitability through focused strategies of leadership, improved productivity and by revolutionizing their marketing strategies and corporate cultures.

Ryan has worked with Success Magazine, speaks regularly at national conferences, and was featured recently at the Marion County TEDX Ocala as a guest speaker.

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Ryan’s focus on conservative spiritual and fiscal values and his ability to help organizations become unified and productive are just a few of the reasons Ryan is sought by many companies to help them improve.

Ryan has been married to Jenny Chamberlin for 26 years. They met at Souls Harbor First Pentecostal Church in 1989, where they still attend today. Ryan has actively played the piano at his church for more than 30 years while Jenny has been active in the church choir for over 25 years. She is also a recording artist with one of her songs hitting the top of the Christian indie charts in 2007.

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