nethead


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nethead

(ˈnɛtˌhɛd)
n
(Communications & Information) informal a person who is enthusiastic about or an expert on the internet
[C20: from (inter)net + head, meaning enthusiast, expert]
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Launched across all of Ooredoo Group's social media channels with a creative video developed in collaboration with regional social media stars, participants will learn if they are social media aficionados, movie streamers, or an online gaming nethead, as well as the Ooredoo products that best suit them.
Thomas Saunders, 47, of Hilltop Cottages, Nethead, Cumbria.
Paul Wilford, a senior research director at New Jersey's Bell Labs, has developed a "telepresence" project called NetHead that will one day help the disabled to participate in meetings, join community groups, attend school functions, and even work in an office-all from a remote computer.
But, David Meharg, one of the station engineers involved in setting up that camera atop the Fairmont was also an early Nethead.
Pomo French philosophers like Deleuze and Virilio (keep in mind that these guys blur into a singularly overwrought point of view to cyberpop dilettantes such as myself) can at least be credited with putting their lustings to valid use, cobbling together a bitter theory of seduction aimed at the television viewer, or, arguably, the nethead, whose "body becomes a pole of inertia.
HE'S a punk rock fan, fluent in Spanish and crazy about computers - and he could be Britain's oldest Nethead.
These two new sites were designed by Nethead Limited, a Web production company that was also responsible for the design and implementation of the former UK Web Site of the Year, for Capital Radio.
Current program members are worldwide and include Dover Pacific, gonet communications Gmbh, Nethead and Nuvo Technologies, among others.
Now geeks can send their problems to nethead counsellors, who offer advice via e-mail.
Considering the low esteem the average Nethead is supposed to hold himself in, Pride is probably the last thing you would imagine an anorak possesses.
AS the summer rolled in, people took to the beach, while the beach took to the Web - Baywatch babe Gina Lee Nolin announced that she was such a Nethead that she was about to show the world bits of her that had never been seen before.
Unfortunately, the Chaos Club of Hamburg are a dedicated bunch of Nethead hackers who, last month, demonstrated on German TV how to siphon loads of money from online bank accounts using ActiveX - from Microsoft.