Block - Technology

Technology

  • Block (data storage), the practice of storing electronic data in equally-sized units
  • Block-level element in the HTML markup language
  • Block (telecommunications), a unit of data transmission
  • Block (programming), a group of declarations and statements treated as a unit
  • Block (Internet), technical measures to restrict users' access to certain internet resources
  • Boom Blox, a 2008 video game for the Wii console from EA, previously known as Blocks
  • Blocks (C language extension), an extension to the C programming language designed to support parallel programming
  • Non-blocking (disambiguation), for computers running multiple programs at once, it is important for no single task waiting for completion of an operation to indefinitely block the processing of any other task
  • Unicode block, a named range of codepoints in Unicode
  • Block elements, a class of Box-drawing characters
  • Block Number (aircraft), a method of differentiating between groups of aircraft of the same type that have minor modifications

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Famous quotes containing the word technology:

    The successor to politics will be propaganda. Propaganda, not in the sense of a message or ideology, but as the impact of the whole technology of the times.
    Marshall McLuhan (1911–1980)

    Primitive peoples tried to annul death by portraying the human body—we do it by finding substitutes for the human body. Technology instead of mysticism!
    Max Frisch (1911–1991)

    One can prove or refute anything at all with words. Soon people will perfect language technology to such an extent that they’ll be proving with mathematical precision that twice two is seven.
    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)