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  • March 31, 2008 31 Mar'08

    CxO

    CxO is a short way to refer, collectively, to corporate executives at what is sometimes called the C-level, whose job titles typically start with "Chief" and end with "Officer.  Continue Reading

  • March 25, 2008 25 Mar'08

    domain tasting

    Domain tasting is the practice of purchasing numerous available domain names and then exploiting a five-day grace period to determine which names would be profitable to own.  Continue Reading

  • March 17, 2008 17 Mar'08

    Phishing season (quiz)

    Ah, the festive season! Carolers come a-caroling; callers come a-calling and.  Continue Reading

  • March 17, 2008 17 Mar'08

    dependent variable

    A dependent variable is a variable whose value depends upon independent variable s.  Continue Reading

  • March 17, 2008 17 Mar'08

    molecular manufacturing

    Molecular manufacturing is a branch of nanotechnology that involves the use of nanoscale (extremely small) tools and non-biological processes to build structures, devices, and systems at the molecular level.  Continue Reading

  • March 17, 2008 17 Mar'08

    Graffiti

    There are several ways of entering data into a personal digital assistant (PDA) such as the well-known Palm.  Continue Reading

  • March 17, 2008 17 Mar'08

    volatile

    In general, volatile (from the Latin "volatilis" meaning "to fly")is an adjective used to describe something unstable or changeable.  Continue Reading

  • March 17, 2008 17 Mar'08

    chassis

    A chassis (pronounced TCHA-see or CHA-see) is the physical frame or structure of an automobile, an airplane, a desktop computer, or other multi-component device.  Continue Reading

  • March 17, 2008 17 Mar'08

    virtual microscopy

    Virtual microscopy is a method of posting microscope images on, and transmitting them over, computer networks.  Continue Reading

  • March 17, 2008 17 Mar'08

    OLED (light-emitting diode)

    OLED (organic light-emitting diode) is a display technology, pioneered and patented by Kodak, based on the use of organic polymer material as the semiconductor material in light-emitting diodes (LEDs)... (Continued)  Continue Reading

  • March 13, 2008 13 Mar'08

    gOS (good operating system)

    gOS (pronounced gee-oss) is a Linux distribution designed for use with Web-based applications rather than software that must be purchased and installed... (Continued)  Continue Reading

  • March 11, 2008 11 Mar'08

    Vannevar Bush

    An electrical engineer by training, Vannevar Bush is credited with having the idea of hypertext or "instant cross-referencing," decades before the term itself was conceived by Ted Nelson and before the concept was widely implemented on the World ...  Continue Reading

  • March 10, 2008 10 Mar'08

    Pleo

    Pleo is a robot toy modeled after a dinosaur believed to have lived during the late Jurassic period.  Continue Reading

  • March 07, 2008 07 Mar'08

    demo and demoscene

    A demo is a non-interactive multimedia presentation that is rendered in real time.  Continue Reading

  • March 05, 2008 05 Mar'08

    Quiz: Eureka!

    IT's all about the light bulb moments.  Continue Reading

  • March 05, 2008 05 Mar'08

    paper battery

    A paper battery is a flexible, ultra-thin energy storage and production device formed by combining carbon nanotubes with a conventional sheet of cellulose-based paper.  Continue Reading

  • March 05, 2008 05 Mar'08

    independent variable

    An independent variable is a variable that is manipulated to determine the value of a dependent variable s.  Continue Reading

  • March 05, 2008 05 Mar'08

    Craftsman Costs Books

    The Craftsman Costs Books are a series published by the Craftsman Book Company, a publishing company focusing on the construction industry and estimating software.  Continue Reading

  • March 05, 2008 05 Mar'08

    chorus

    In audio production, chorus is one of the two standard audio effects defined by the Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI).  Continue Reading

  • March 05, 2008 05 Mar'08

    Crystal Reports

    Crystal Reports is a popular Windows-based report writer (report generation program) that allows a programmer to create reports from a variety of data sources with a minimum of written code.  Continue Reading

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    A hybrid flash array is a solid-state storage system that contains a mix of flash memory drives and hard disk drives.

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    3D XPoint is memory storage technology jointly developed by Intel and Micron Technology Inc.

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    Google Cloud Storage is an enterprise public cloud storage platform that can house large unstructured data sets.

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