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Tomorrow's World was a show on BBC TV about innovations and tech stuff and I thought a good name for our computing and tech section.
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computer speak

Post: #120532 old tree man
Sun Aug 24, 2008 11:32 am

Can anyone tell me what <bot> means when it shows who is online, sorry for being so thick :?

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Re: computer speak

Post: #120544 Rod in Japan
Sun Aug 24, 2008 12:22 pm

Hi Russ,

I believe it's a Web robot, which is a tool used by search engines like Google and Yahoo to monitor content posted on the site and produce statistics. Read more about it at Googlebot.

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Re: computer speak

Post: #120570 old tree man
Sun Aug 24, 2008 1:28 pm

Thanks Rod
learn something new every day.


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