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  • September 26, 2007 26 Sep'07

    nanolithography

    Nanolithography is the art and science of etching, writing, or printing at the microscopic level, where the dimensions of characters are on the order of nanometers (units of 10 -9 meter, or millionths of a millimeter).  Continue Reading

  • September 24, 2007 24 Sep'07

    Erlang programming language

    Erlang is a programming language designed for developing robust systems of programs that can be distributed among different computers in a network.  Continue Reading

  • September 18, 2007 18 Sep'07

    Installfest

    An Installfest is a special occasion when computer users get together to help each other install new programming, usually the Linux operating system and related programs, often together with experts and the resources to download programming from the...  Continue Reading

  • September 18, 2007 18 Sep'07

    Robot Land

    Robot Land is a proposed city for robotics research, development, testing and production in South Korea.  Continue Reading

  • September 16, 2007 16 Sep'07

    circuit bending

    Circuit bending is the practice of modifying existing electronics items, most often toys, to create other items, usually musical instruments.  Continue Reading

  • September 06, 2007 06 Sep'07

    forensic

    Forensic, in a general sense, means "related to or used in courts of law" or "used for formal public debate or discussion.  Continue Reading

  • September 03, 2007 03 Sep'07

    ergonomics

    Ergonomics (from the Greek word "ergon" meaning work, and "nomoi" meaning natural laws), is the science of refining the design of products to optimize them for human use. Human characteristics, such as height, weight, and proportions are considered,...  Continue Reading

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  • internal audit (IA)

    An internal audit (IA) is an organizational initiative to monitor and analyze its own business operations in order to determine ...

  • pure risk (absolute risk)

    Pure risk, also called absolute risk, is a category of threat that is beyond human control and has only one possible outcome if ...

  • risk assessment

    Risk assessment is the identification of hazards that could negatively impact an organization's ability to conduct business.

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  • biometrics

    Biometrics is the measurement and statistical analysis of people's unique physical and behavioral characteristics.

  • principle of least privilege (POLP)

    The principle of least privilege (POLP), an important concept in computer security, is the practice of limiting access rights for...

  • identity management (ID management)

    Identity management (ID management) is the organizational process for identifying, authenticating and authorizing individuals or ...

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  • business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR)

    Business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) are closely related practices that describe an organization's preparation for ...

  • business continuity plan (BCP)

    A business continuity plan (BCP) is a document that consists of the critical information an organization needs to continue ...

  • call tree

    A call tree -- sometimes referred to as a phone tree -- is a telecommunications chain for notifying specific individuals of an ...

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  • hybrid hard disk drive (HDD)

    A hybrid hard disk drive is an electromechanical spinning hard disk that contains some amount of NAND Flash memory.

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