bot bot

Definition(s):

  • (n) botfly larva; typically develops inside the body of a horse or sheep or human

Usage(s):

  1. Faced with what once seemed an unlimited number of e-tail sites, Web surfers have shifted the task of locating the stuff they want to shopping robots--a.
  2. In the toy biz this year, nothing's as hot as a good robot.
  3. The bot can lift 80 lbs.

News

  1. 5 Leadership Lessons From The Fast Company Twitter Bots

    Several Fast Company staffers recently met their Twitter bot alter-egos. We mined their feeds to see what our surprisingly sage counterparts had to say about leadership, success, and, ironically, how to deal with information overload. Several of us at Fast Company recently came face-to-face with our Twitter bot alter-egos. So of course we mined "our" feeds to see what our sage-like (if spammy ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Fast Company Magazine

  2. Zombie Games' Top Apps Get an Addition, Dream Bot Studios Launches Zombie Driver in Two Versions

    Dream Bot Studios added a new game to its top apps list. It recently released its new zombie game it called "Zombie Driver." (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/top-apps/06-10-13/prweb10820568.htm
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. VIDEO: Students prepare for robot battle

    Students from five Fayette County elementary schools worked on battle robots at Bryan Station Middle School in preparation for a countywide sumo bot tournament.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Lexington Herald-Leader

Quotes

  1. "Today, botnets are the weapon of choice of cyber criminals. They seek to conceal their criminal activities by using third party computers as vehicles for their crimes. In Bot Roast II, we see the diverse and complex nature of crimes that are being...
    on Nov 29, 2007 By: Robert Mueller Source: CNN

  2. As Mr Laak says, "anyone smart enough to put a bot down would make way more money operating above board."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Phil Laak Source: The Economist

  3. "Resources are there from NHAI borrowings, the World Bank and the ADB. Sixty per cent of the roads are built under BOT," Nath said, adding that foreign investors, particularly in the construction sector, are showing interest.
    on May 27, 2010 By: Kamal Nath Source: Economic Times

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