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This site provides not only the terms definition but access to the sites where that word is properly used. For instance looking for “intelligent agent”:

 

·          Programs, used extensively on the Web, that perform tasks such as retrieving and delivering information and automating repetitive tasks. More than 50 companies are currently developing intelligent agent software or services, including Firefly and WiseWire.

 

·          Agents are designed to make computing easier. Currently they are used as Web browsers, news retrieval mechanisms, and shopping assistants. By specifying certain parameters, agents will "search" the Internet and return the results directly back to your PC.

 

·          Push technology relies on agents

 

 

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Microprocessor Comparison Chart 

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Country Codes and Their Domain Extensions

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Internet Error Messages

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Brief Timeline of the Internet

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