A widget is a silly name for some kind of neat little device or invention. 
In a web-page context, a widget is any little software gadget that does something neat or cool.

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I am the founder of this site and I also serve as an online English teacher here. I have a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and a master's degree in Computing Technology in Education. My background includes nuclear power plant training engineer and operations consultant, college professor, Microsoft Certified Trainer, and MCSE. My hobbies are computers, scuba diving, and playing tennis.
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