Homer

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Homer

A volunteer or employee of a non-profit organization who works primarily from home. The term is primarily used in the context of small Christian churches or ministries. See also: Telecommuting.
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Homing beacons on the data devices, believed to lie on the sea floor at a depth of up to 6,200 meters (19,700 feet), will cease to operate in three weeks.
The rescuers had to rely on emergency homing beacons, fitted to the rafts and the men's survival suits, to track them down.
But what the feds now have is much better than that: cell phones that act as homing beacons.
iFob uses the built-in Wi-Fi communication of Apple iPhone, iPods and PCs, and turns these devices into homing beacons, broadcasting, or just listening, for other copies of iFob.