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  • May 24, 2007 24 May'07

    nanorobot

    A nanorobot is a tiny machine designed to perform a specific task or tasks repeatedly and with precision at nanoscale dimensions, that is, dimensions of a few nanometers (nm) or less, where 1 nm = 10-9 meter.  Continue Reading

  • May 22, 2007 22 May'07

    Podcasting Terms: Glossary

    This glossary of podcasting terms defines the most common technologies and concepts that anyone will encounter in creating or consuming podcasts.  Continue Reading

  • May 18, 2007 18 May'07

    transducer

    A transducer is an electronic device that converts energy from one form to another.  Continue Reading

  • May 17, 2007 17 May'07

    Spyware glossary

    Print out for a handy reference guide or browse online to connect to full definitions and more information.  Continue Reading

  • May 17, 2007 17 May'07

    biotechnology

    Biotechnology is the use of biological processes, organisms, or systems to manufacture products intended to improve the quality of human life.  Continue Reading

  • May 16, 2007 16 May'07

    voxel

    A voxel is a unit of graphic information that defines a point in three-dimensional space.  Continue Reading

  • May 11, 2007 11 May'07

    genetic engineering

    Genetic engineering is the deliberate, controlled manipulation of the genes in an organism with the intent of making that organism better in some way.  Continue Reading

  • May 11, 2007 11 May'07

    RSS: Glossary

    This is a glossary of the most common terms a user will encounter in subscribing to or creating RSS feeds, including RSS, Atom, enclosure, aggregator, feed and many others.  Continue Reading

  • May 10, 2007 10 May'07

    change data capture (CDC)

    Change data capture (CDC) is the process of capturing changes made at the data source and applying them throughout the enterprise.  Continue Reading

  • May 07, 2007 07 May'07

    Rocket eBook

    Rocket eBook is a portable reading device about the size of a paperback book that promises to be the first usable, mass-marketed "electronic book.  Continue Reading

  • May 04, 2007 04 May'07

    wikinomics

    Wikinomics is a term that describes the effects of extensive collaboration and user-participation on the marketplace and corporate world.  Continue Reading

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