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  2. On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog - Wikipedia

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    The phrase also indicates the ease of computer cross-dressing: representing oneself as of a different gender; age; race; social, cultural, or economic class, etc. In a similar sense, "the freedom which the dog chooses to avail itself of, is the freedom to 'pass' as part of a privileged group; i.e., human computer users with access to the Internet".

  3. Freemium - Wikipedia

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    Freemium, a portmanteau of the words "free" and "premium", is a pricing strategy by which a basic product or service is provided free of charge, but money (a premium) is charged for additional features, services, or virtual (online) or physical (offline) goods that expand the functionality of the free version of the software.

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  5. Web 2.0 - Wikipedia

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    Web 1.0. Web 1.0 is a retronym referring to the first stage of the World Wide Web's evolution, from roughly 1991 to 2004. According to Graham Cormode and Balachander Krishnamurthy, "content creators were few in Web 1.0 with the vast majority of users simply acting as consumers of content".

  6. Object (computer science) - Wikipedia

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    In computer science, an object can be a variable, a data structure, a function, or a method.As regions of memory, they contain value and are referenced by identifiers.. In the object-oriented programming paradigm, object can be a combination of variables, functions, and data structures; in particular in class-based variations of the paradigm it refers to a particular instance of a class.

  7. Sock puppet account - Wikipedia

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    As an example of state-sponsored Internet sockpuppetry, in 2011, a US company called Ntrepid was awarded a $2.76 million contract from U.S. Central Command for "online persona management" operations to create "fake online personas to influence net conversations and spread U.S. propaganda" in Arabic, Persian, Urdu and Pashto as part of Operation Earnest Voice.

  8. 1996 Mount Everest disaster - Wikipedia

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    The 1996 Mount Everest disaster occurred on 10–11 May 1996 when eight climbers caught in a blizzard died on Mount Everest while attempting to descend from the summit. Over the entire season, 12 people died trying to reach the summit, making it the deadliest season on Mount Everest at the time and the third deadliest after the 22 fatalities resulting from avalanches caused by the April 2015 ...

  9. Ang Mo Kio MRT station - Wikipedia

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    Ang Mo Kio was the second station on the North South line to receive MJ Air Tech high-volume low-speed fans. The fans were placed into service on 30 June 2012, along with those installed at Jurong East. Installation of noise barriers from Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3 to Ang Mo Kio Avenue 5 is completed. Cross Island Line Interchange