What is user?

  • (noun): A person who makes use of a thing; someone who uses or employs something.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on user, users:

Drupal - Core - Core Modules
... Descriptive URLs Multi-level menu system Multi-site support Multi-user content creation and editing OpenID support RSS feed and feed aggregator Security ...
ID-based Encryption
... As such it is a type of public-key encryption in which the public key of a user is some unique information about the identity of the user (e.g ... a user's email address) ... an email-address based PKI was developed by Adi Shamir in 1984, which allowed users to verify digital signatures using only public information such as the user's identifier ...
Ya Ba - Long Term Effects
... Methamphetamine is highly addictive, with a long-term drug user taking 5-10 pills daily ... Hair loss can also be an indicator of a long-term user, either as a direct result of the drug intake, or indirectly through the user becoming withdrawn and anxious and contracting behavioural habits, such as ...
User-centered Design
... In broad terms, user-centered design (UCD) is a type of user interface design and a process in which the needs, wants, and limitations of end users of a product are given extensive attention at ... User-centered design can be characterized as a multi-stage problem solving process that not only requires designers to analyse and foresee how users are likely to use a product, but also to test the ... of a product to understand intuitively what a first-time user of their design experiences, and what each user's learning curve may look like ...
Sketchpad - History
... Sketchpad was the first program ever to utilize a complete graphical user interface, using an x-y point plotter display and the recently invented light pen ... If the user changed the master drawing, all the instances would change as well ... Another major invention in Sketchpad was that it let the user easily constrain geometric properties in the drawing—for instance, the length of a line or the angle between two lines ...

More definitions of "user":

  • (noun): A person who uses something or someone selfishly or unethically.
    Synonyms: exploiter

Famous quotes containing the word user:

    A worker may be the hammer’s master, but the hammer still prevails. A tool knows exactly how it is meant to be handled, while the user of the tool can only have an approximate idea.
    Milan Kundera (b. 1929)