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  • February 29, 2008 29 Feb'08


    CAVEman is an interactive, object-oriented model of a human body consisting of over 3,000 anatomically correct, catalogued and computerized body parts.  Continue Reading

  • February 28, 2008 28 Feb'08

    Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA)

    RIPA (Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act) is a law enacted in the United Kingdom in 2000 to govern the interception and use of electronic communications.  Continue Reading

  • February 26, 2008 26 Feb'08


    a2b was a Web site that let you download and play samples or complete songs from popular music recordings, using a music player developed by AT & T.  Continue Reading

  • February 26, 2008 26 Feb'08

    coulomb per centimeter squared

    The coulomb per centimeter squared (symbolized C/cm 2) is a unit of electric flux density.  Continue Reading

  • February 26, 2008 26 Feb'08


    Burn is a colloquial term meaning to write content to a CD, DVD, or other recordable disc.  Continue Reading

  • February 26, 2008 26 Feb'08


    In Internet e-mail messages and Web discussions, a smiley is a sequence of typed characters that graphically produces the sideways image of someone smiling, like this::-)The first use of a smiley is currently attributed to Scott E.  Continue Reading

  • February 08, 2008 08 Feb'08

    Coordinated Universal Time (UTC, GMT, CUT)

    Coordinated Universal Time (abbreviated as UTC, and therefore often spelled out as Universal Time Coordinated and sometimes as Universal Coordinated Time) is the standard time common to every place in the world.  Continue Reading

  • February 07, 2008 07 Feb'08

    RS Means

    RS Means is a division of Reed Business Information that provides cost information to the construction industry so contractors in the industry can provide accurate estimates and projections for their project costs.  Continue Reading

  • February 07, 2008 07 Feb'08

    take off

    Take off, sometimes spelled as "take-off" or "takeoff," is a part of the cost estimating process in the construction industry.  Continue Reading

  • February 07, 2008 07 Feb'08

    job cost accounting

    Job cost accounting is the process of assigning the costs you incur to a specific job you or your business is involved with.  Continue Reading



  • risk map (risk heat map)

    A risk map, also known as a risk heat map, is a data visualization tool for communicating specific risks an organization faces. A...

  • 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 ...


  • cloud ecosystem

    A cloud ecosystem is a complex system of interdependent components that all work together to enable cloud services.

  • cloud services

    Cloud services is an umbrella term that may refer to a variety of resources provided over the internet, or to professional ...

  • uncloud (de-cloud)

    The term uncloud describes the action or process of removing applications and data from a cloud computing platform.


  • federated identity management (FIM)

    Federated identity management (FIM) is an arrangement that can be made among multiple enterprises to let subscribers use the same...

  • cross-site scripting (XSS)

    Cross-site scripting (XSS) is a type of injection security attack in which an attacker injects data, such as a malicious script, ...

  • firewall

    In computing, a firewall is software or firmware that enforces a set of rules about what data packets will be allowed to enter or...




  • bad block

    A bad block is an area of storage media that is no longer reliable for storing and retrieving data because it has been physically...

  • all-flash array (AFA)

    An all-flash array (AFA), also known as a solid-state storage disk system, is an external storage array that uses only flash ...

  • volume manager

    A volume manager is software within an operating system (OS) that controls capacity allocation for storage arrays.


  • hybrid hard disk drive (HDD)

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