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  • September 27, 2005 27 Sep'05

    software developer's kit (SDK)

    A software developer's kit (SDK) is a set of programs used by a computer programmer to write application programs.  Continue Reading

  • September 24, 2005 24 Sep'05

    The interview: Be prepared!

    Resume, cover letter, interview and job search guide from Whatis.com: Includes tips on writing resumes and cover letters, spelling and grammar, how to avoid resume blunders, job search and interview tips with helpful links to further information.  Continue Reading

  • September 24, 2005 24 Sep'05

    More job search tips and advice

    Resume, cover letter, interview and job search guide from Whatis.com: Includes tips on writing resumes and cover letters, spelling and grammar, how to avoid resume blunders, job search and interview tips with helpful links to further information.  Continue Reading

  • September 24, 2005 24 Sep'05

    How to write a resume that commands attention

    Resume, cover letter, interview and job search guide from Whatis.com: Includes tips on writing resumes and cover letters, spelling and grammar, how to avoid resume blunders, job search and interview tips with helpful links to further information.  Continue Reading

  • September 24, 2005 24 Sep'05

    How to write a compelling cover letter

    Resume, cover letter, interview and job search guide from Whatis.com: Includes tips on writing resumes and cover letters, spelling and grammar, how to avoid resume blunders, job search and interview tips with helpful links to further information.  Continue Reading

  • September 24, 2005 24 Sep'05

    Check your spelling and grammar

    Resume, cover letter, interview and job search guide from Whatis.com: Includes tips on writing resumes and cover letters, spelling and grammar, how to avoid resume blunders, job search and interview tips with helpful links to further information.  Continue Reading

  • September 24, 2005 24 Sep'05

    Avoid resume blunders

    Fast guide to writing cover letters and resumesReturn to IndexDid you focus too much on your job duties and not enough on your achievements? Is your resume too long or too short? Did you repeatedly use "I" and "me"? Did you list irrelevant ...  Continue Reading

  • September 22, 2005 22 Sep'05

    Incompleteness Theorem

    The Incompleteness Theorem is a pair of logical proofs that revolutionized mathematics.  Continue Reading

  • September 22, 2005 22 Sep'05

    moire effect

    Moire effect is a visual perception that occurs when viewing a set of lines or dots that is superimposed on another set of lines or dots, where the sets differ in relative size, angle, or spacing.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    demand-based switching (DBS)

    Demand-based switching (DBS) is a power-management technology developed by Intel in which the applied voltage and clock speed for a microprocessor are kept to the minimum necessary to allow optimum performance of required operations.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    netfilter

    Netfilter is a utility in Linux 2.4 (and later releases) that facilitates Network Address Translation (NAT), packet filtering, and packet mangling.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    fair use

    Fair use is a legal concept that allows the reproduction of copyrighted material for certain purposes without obtaining permission and without paying a fee or royalty.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    iptables

    Iptables is a generic table structure that defines rules and commands as part of the netfilter framework that facilitates Network Address Translation (NAT), packet filtering, and packet mangling in the Linux 2.4 and later operating systems.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    Why spyware isn't just a home-user problem

    An explanation of how spyware affects enterprise computing.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    How spyware gets in your computer

    Learn how spyware gets into your computer and how to prevent it from doing harm.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    Betamax

    Betamax is a videocassette recording (VCR) technology that uses magnetic tape 1/2 inch (1.27 cm) in width.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    Millennium Simulation

    The Millennium Simulation is a computer program that uses the laws of physics and initial conditions at the time the universe was formed to simulate the structure and the evolution of the universe, and in particular, the evolution of black hole s, ...  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    Scooba

    Scooba is the name of a robot designed for vacuuming, scrubbing, and drying floors in households and businesses.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    undeleting

    Undeleting is the process of recovering data that has been deleted from a storage medium, usually the hard drive of a computer.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    URL shortener

    A URL shortener is a Web site that will create a short Uniform Resource Locator (URL) or Web page address from a long one so that the short version, which is easier to remember and enter, can be used instead.  Continue Reading

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