It’s said that if you want to learn something new, go back and review the basics. Well, in this article we’re going to explore some of the more obscure computer terms that start with the letter K. You’ll be surprised at how much vocabulary is out there for one letter!
Computer Terms that Start with the Letter K
- Kalman Filter – used to optimize noisy or uncertain data in computer graphics
- KeePass Password Safe – a free open source password management system that stores your passwords encrypted on your computer, allowing you to reduce how many times they need to be typed.
- Keystroke Logging – recording every keystroke made by a user on their computer, typically for security reasons.
- Kernel – the core of any computer’s operating system, which controls and manages the computer’s hardware and software. A lot like a brain!
- Kernel Panic – an error that occurs on Macs when either their kernel or low-level system frameworks fail to initialize correctly.
- Kerning – adjusting the space between characters in a font so that each character has equal spacing allowing them to be vertically aligned along with line spacing.
- Knowledge Prerequisite – used in job postings to indicate what educational background and experience are required by applicants.