Who coined the term surfing the net?
Jean Armour Polly is credited with the term "surfing the Internet" which is now shortened to be "surfing the net".
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Answer . Yes, it's on the "Network" menu from the XMB.
Jean Armour Polly
I would assume that the term migrated from the term "Channel Surfing", in reference to wandering through television channels.\n. \nThe origin of the computer term to surf the… net from what i can work out comes from the term the internet as a net is cast to catch websites which have been placed on the internet and nets are usually meant to be cast in water so it seems logical that this is where the term derives from .
Jean Armor Polly is credited with coining the phrase, "surf thenet". She said Internet instead of net, but it was shortened laterby computer lingo geeks to net. Jean Armor Pol…ly has writtenseveral books about safety on the Internet.
The first publisher use of the phrase "surfing the internet" was in a 1992 article written by Jean Armour Polly, a librarian affectionately known as Net-mom. Ms. Polly publish…es the kid-friendly Net-mom Web site that offers surfing tips for families. Source- Discovering the Internet, Complete Concepts and Techniques; Third Edition. PG.9
There is debate about who originally coined the term "surfing thenet," but the two people credited are programmer Mark McCahill andauthor Jean Armour Polly. The term was origi…nally "surfing theInternet," but was shortened as time went on to "surfing the net."
Surfing the Internet is usually seen as fun, dangerous, or a tremendous waste of time, depending on who you ask. All of the above is true, but what is also true is that the In…ternet is a necessity for today's computer users. It is, in one sense, the world's largest encyclopedia (don't know something? look it up on the Net), but it's also the world's largest data and software repository. Looking for printer drivers? better word processor than Notepad? a good antivirus package? a walkthrough on installing a second hard drive? advice on how to handle a balky Windows install? the new plug-in for your copy of Diablo XII? Whatever you need, you can find it and download it over the Internet, often for free. I consider the Internet as necessary of a computer resource as an antivirus program, a utilities package, or a backup disk. So should you. In the links below, you'll find tips on navigating the Web using either of the two major browsers, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Netscape Navigator (along with some info on Opera and some other browser competition), working with search engines, handling e-mail, keeping your info private while online, working with America Online (the world's largest content provider/ISP and worth a separate section), as well as some tidbits on Net etiquette, Web site construction, and the wonderful and maddening world of Usenet. Happy surfing.
The web can be a hazardous place to surf. Especially with the influx of pornography, safe searching can be difficult. . Internet etiquette, or netiquette guides us in proper… behavior on the Internet. There are widely accepted rules of behavior to follow when you're online. It is very important to learn and follow these rules. Sometimes the online world can feel "pretend" because you cannot see the person with whom you are communicating. So, it is very important to remember that you are dealing with "real" people online and you should use your very best manners - just as you would at home or at school. . Rules to be followed while on the internet:. 1. Use protection programs . Rule number one of basic Internet security: arm yourself. Use the best protection programs you can get and don't spare money while buying them. Good protection works all the time, bad protection doesn't work at all. A decent firewall, a spyware scanner and a virus scanner are absolute musts to have if you're going to surf. You need to have them even if you avoid unknown and potentially unreliable websites - some attacks will come to you as e-mail or direct attacks on your PC's ports!. 2. Upgrade your system and defenses . The Internet is constantly changing. Two-week old virus definitions on your virus scanner are only half as useful as the anti-virus definitions updated yesterday. A month old one is almost useless. Keep all your security programs updated. The same story is true with your operating system - as many scumware programs use holes in the system's security, it is important to have the newest version possible.. 3. Trust no one . Cheating on the Internet is extremely easy. A young 20-year old student can really be a 50-year old housewife, an excellent business opportunity can be (and probably is) a fake and the simple submission of your credit card number to confirm that you're over 18 - could be identity theft. Don't be afraid of being hesitant or reluctant in giving away any personal information or meeting people you've met on the Internet. There's no telling what's really going on.. 4. Look for the small print . Even if the pages you visit don't break the law openly, always watch for the small print before you agree on anything (simply clicking "YES" is almost as good as your signature). The key phrases are "this is only an example" (means there's no telling what it really is), "unlimited access" (means a dialer) and "install a special program" (means spyware). Avoid any pages that offer you goods of dubious nature, require information they don't seemingly use or you think they don't need.. 5. Think before you click . The last of the rules, but in many ways the most important: think before you click. At least half of surfing problems are caused by people who haven't taken their time to think about what exactly was written above the "OK" button. Remember that you can't always rely on other people's honesty while surfing - even if only one of a hundred websites is a fake, it means that you visit some dangerous page at lest once a week. Even the best firewall can't protect you against yourself, so use your common sense every time you feel something is wrong or just too good to be true.
Besides these positive points internet has some negative point which can not be neglected just like, if we use internet in excess we become addict of it that's may be harmful …to our health, children may use some inappropriate website so there may be some negative impact on their little mind.
Surf the net
First, a group of friends hold out a net. Second,you put a surfboard on the net. While standing on the board, pretend to surf.
I just want to know the better opportunity of my job. And i also see & read the different interesting activity with related articles (ex:- computer, politics, social, sports o…r game & travelling locations etc.).
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You surf the net for many different reasons. You could surf the net to do projects, if you are bored, find fun facts, and other neat stuff. Please list the ways you surf the n…et by pressing improve and typing in your pass code and stuff! Please tell me how you surf the net!.
If carried out in a structured and systematic way it can be very beneficial.
Surfing the net is when you use the internet to find something,being led by links and wandering from site to site. It can bepointless, or informative. - Coco