Category: Software

Darknet

A darknet is an encrypted network based on protocols for encrypted communication. It serves as a platform for anonymous interactions and enables users to maintain their privacy online.

Software

The term software describes programmes that run on hardware devices. Software combines three essential concepts that are all data-based: calculation, communication, and storage.

Open data

Open data refers to freely accessible, usable, modifiable and shareable data that anyone can use for any purpose. The term is usually used for public sector information.

Open source

Open-source software can be described as computer software (programmes) that can be used, modified and distributed free of charge.

Data

A simple explanation of the term data is to see data as symbols containing information. These symbols are interpreted by the recipients of the data.

Algorithm

Algorithms are basically step-by-step instructions converting inputs into output. The written recording of the algorithms that makes it possible for computers to execute them is called a programme or software.