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wired

wired

(1) Connected via cable. Contrast with wireless.

(2) Slang for a person "being excited" or "extremely enthusiastic." Also for someone "in tune" with the current technology. See technophile.
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Steve Newhouse, chairman of Advance's Advance.Net web division said that "we are thrilled to be bringing Wired News back into the fold after eight years of separation from the print publication, especially since it comes at a time of exploding growth and creativity on the web, and huge momentum for 'Wired Magazine.'" Conde Nast's initial investment in the magazine, a minority stake, was made in January 1994.
The Wired book is a romance mainly in this sense: It traces the effect of a fantastic idea, the idea that computers will make every existing authority obsolete, as it worked through and upon the man, Louis Rossetto, who conjured it up.
"Wireless technology provides access; wired provides bandwidth," explains Eileen Eastman, a technology analyst at the Yankee Group, a Boston-based consultancy.
Back then, most state-of-the-art systems employed a central controller wired to each individual piece of materials-handling equipment on the shop floor.
A wired gate is more flexible for frozen muddy ground.
Would they have four eyes, like Bruce Sterling on the cover of Wired? The polyocular gaze of the cyberpunk author and electronic freedom-fighter fixes us with an intensity unmatched by anyone save, perhaps, the Marquise Casati in Man Ray's famous photograph.
However, you never know if the receptacle was wired correctly, so it's a good idea to test the neutral slot (the larger one) too just in case the receptacle was wired wrong.
WIRED. For the beaded shade, all you need are a couple spools of 20-gauge wire (we used tinned copper) and a bag of cool 5mm beads.