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|English to Russian translations [PRO]|
|English term or phrase: a.k.a. sneaker-net|
|Same context (see my question on Winnebago).|
'a.k.a. sneaker-net' is it a file transfer method?. what excactly is this, and what is the Russian term.?
A Crash Course to a High-Speed Home
Pop-quiz : Do YOU Have a High-Speed Home?
1 Do you hear pings and pangs from a small box called a modem in order to connect to the Internet (and that’s not the dinner you just ate)?
2 Do you have to wait in line longer than eight kids (all girls) in a one-bathroom house to send email?
3 Do you download images at night before you go to bed, hoping that it’ll be done when you wake up?
4 Do you have to sit in the corner of one room to use THE Internet connection?
5 Do you have a copy of War and Peace to read while you open attachments?
6 Do you consider “networking” a 30-foot cord?
7 Do you copy files from one computer to another to print files (a.k.a. sneaker-net)?
8 Do you run from room to room trying to get the three copies you made of Dylan’s Greatest Hits to sync up so you can have music “throughout” your house?
9 Do you have 4 cable TV boxes so that you can watch the game from room to room?
10 Do you think a high-speed home is a Winnebago?
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"Флоппинет" мне тоже понравился. Выбор свой все же сделал, исходя из общего контекста. Там вопросы и настрой такого скорее прикольного, чем общенаучного характера.
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