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  • October 27, 2009 27 Oct'09

    OpenBSD

    OpenBSD is a free open source operating system based upon the Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD) for UNIX.  Continue Reading

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    Enterprise 2.0

    Enterprise 2.0 is the strategic integration of Web 2.0 technologies into an enterprise's intranet, extranet and business processes.  Continue Reading

  • October 19, 2009 19 Oct'09

    rendering

    In 3-D graphic design, rendering is the process of add shading, color and lamination to a 2-D or 3-D wireframe in order to create life-like images on a screen.  Continue Reading

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    occlusion

    In 3-D graphic design, occlusion is the effect of one object in a 3-D space blocking another object from view.  Continue Reading

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    tessellation

    A tessellation is a design that uses repeating interlocking shapes without overlapping or gaps.  Continue Reading

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    bookmarklet

    A bookmarklet is a JavaScript applet that runs directly in the browser.  Continue Reading

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    tweet

    A tweet is a post on Twitter.  Continue Reading

  • October 07, 2009 07 Oct'09

    All Categories:

    A list of categories.  Continue Reading

  • October 07, 2009 07 Oct'09

    X dimension

    In barcode technology, the X dimension is the narrowest part of a barcode's symbology.  Continue Reading

  • October 05, 2009 05 Oct'09

    degauss

    To degauss is to demagnetize. The term is named after Carl Friedrich Gauss, a German mathematician who applied mathematics to the study of geo-magnetism. A gauss is a unit of magnetic flux density equal to 1 maxwell per square centimeter.  Continue Reading

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