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  • October 30, 2005 30 Oct'05

    slice and dice

    To slice and dice is to break a body of information down into smaller parts or to examine it from different viewpoints so that you can understand it better.  Continue Reading

  • October 25, 2005 25 Oct'05

    humanware

    Humanware is hardware and software that emphasizes user capability and empowerment and the design of the user interface.  Continue Reading

  • October 20, 2005 20 Oct'05

    Ada

    Ada (pronounced AY-duh) is a programming language somewhat similar to Pascal that was selected in a competition and made a U.S. Defense Department standard.  Continue Reading

  • October 20, 2005 20 Oct'05

    Amdahl's law

    In computer programming, Amdahl's law is that, in a program with parallel processing, a relatively few instructions that have to be performed in sequence will have a limiting factor on program speedup such that adding more processors may not make ...  Continue Reading

  • October 14, 2005 14 Oct'05

    Navy Knowledge Online

    Navy Knowledge Online (NKO) is the United States Navy intranet.  Continue Reading

  • October 14, 2005 14 Oct'05

    docking station

    A docking station is a hardware frame and set of electrical connection interfaces that enable a notebook computer to effectively serve as a desktop computer.  Continue Reading

  • October 10, 2005 10 Oct'05

    female connector

    A female connector is a connector attached to a wire, cable, or piece of hardware, having one or more recessed holes with electrical terminals inside, and constructed in such a way that a plug with exposed conductors (male connector) can be inserted...  Continue Reading

  • October 05, 2005 05 Oct'05

    zsh

    Zsh is a shell (command interpreter) of the Bourne shell family, which also includes bash and the Korn shell (which zsh is said to resemble).  Continue Reading

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