There are quite a few technical terms out there, so let’s continue to improve our tech vocabulary.



This is a technology that deals with data and who can see it. Basically it allows partners and other business entities to see data that is globally stored on thousands of servers. As information is entered, others can see it happening simultaneously. The intention of a blockchain is to make data and information available and easier for businesses to communicate while, in theory, making it more difficult for someone to gain control of the network or game it.



Unless you are a website developer/designer, you may not realize the behind the scenes coding involved. CSS stands for Cascading Style Sheet. There are rules for creating a website and CSS is a language that dictates layout and style of what people see on that website. 



There are a lot of websites on the internet. To find the ones we want, we use search engines. Sure you can utilize Google, but there are many other search engines out there such as Yahoo or Bing. When we conduct a search through a search engine, ads generally pop up at the top of the results page, and then below are the websites that match your search. If you are trying to get your website onto the list at the top of the results page where it will get the most clicks, you need to utilize SEO or Search Engine Optimization. This is done by utilizing other websites and social media to link to your website, as well as getting traffic organically through a search engine’s results. Essentially the more presence you have online and the more attention your site receives, it will in turn increase your visibility within a search engine.


There are many tech terms out there, but if you take it slow you’ll be throwing them around like an expert in no time. Check Tech Terms: Part 1 to add more to your tech term glossary.


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