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  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05


    On mobile phones, a ringtone is a brief audio file played to indicate an incoming call.  Continue Reading

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    In mathematics, proportionality indicates that two quantities or variables are related in a linear manner.  Continue Reading

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    Telemetry is the wireless transmission and reception of measured quantities for the purpose of remotely monitoring environmental conditions or equipment parameters.  Continue Reading

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    An increment is a small, unspecified, nonzero change in the value of a quantity.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    brain dump

    A brain dump (sometimes spelled braindump, or brain-dump) is a complete transfer of accessible knowledge about a particular subject from your brain to some other storage medium, such as paper or your computer's hard drive.  Continue Reading

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    The term jiffy refers to a brief, usually unspecified, interval of time.  Continue Reading

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    predictive technology

    Predictive technology is a body of tools capable of discovering and analyzing patterns in data so that past behavior can be used to forecast likely future behavior.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    XML Core Services

    XML Core Services (formerly known as MSXML, for Microsoft Extensible Markup Language or XML) is an application for processing Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformation (XSLT) in an XML file.  Continue Reading

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    Scumware is any programming that gets on your computer from Internet sites without your consent and often without your knowledge.  Continue Reading

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    free software

    Free software is software that can be freely used, modified, and redistributed with only one restriction: any redistributed version of the software must be distributed with the original terms of free use, modification, and distribution (known as ...  Continue Reading

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    Bison is a program that converts the formal description of a computer language grammar into a C language program that can parse the syntax and symbols of that grammar into instructions that the computer can execute.  Continue Reading

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    natural language

    In computing, natural language refers to a human language such as English, Russian, German, or Japanese as distinct from the typically artificial command or programming language with which one usually talks to a computer.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    image of the early universe

    An image of the early universe, showing irregularities in its brightness 380,000 years after its birth, has been produced by a device called the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP).  Continue Reading

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    Minux (sometimes spelled MINIX) is an open source operating system with a user interface similar to that of Unix.  Continue Reading

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    pop-up ad

    A pop-up ad is a pop-up window used for advertising.  Continue Reading

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    charge quantity

    Charge quantity is an expression of the extent to which an object is electrically charged.  Continue Reading

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    In mathematics, aleph, the first letter of the Hebrew alphabet, in its uppercase form () denotes numbers representing the sizes of infinite set s.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    meter per second squared

    The meter per second squared (symbolized m/s 2 or m/sec 2) is the Standard International (SI) unit of acceleration vector magnitude.  Continue Reading

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    gravitational constant

    The gravitational constant, symbolized G, is a physical constant that appears in the equation for Newton's law of gravitation.  Continue Reading

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    A replicator is an object or organism that can make copies of itself.  Continue Reading



  • risk management

    Risk management is the process of identifying, assessing and controlling threats to an organization's capital and earnings.

  • compliance as a service (CaaS)

    Compliance as a Service (CaaS) is a cloud service service level agreement (SLA) that specified how a managed service provider (...

  • data protection impact assessment (DPIA)

    A data protection impact assessment (DPIA) is a process designed to help organizations determine how data processing systems, ...


  • spyware

    Spyware is a type of malicious software -- or malware -- that is installed on a computing device without the end user's knowledge.

  • application whitelisting

    Application whitelisting is the practice of specifying an index of approved software applications or executable files that are ...

  • botnet

    A botnet is a collection of internet-connected devices, which may include PCs, servers, mobile devices and internet of things ...



  • business continuity plan (BCP)

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

  • disaster recovery team

    A disaster recovery team is a group of individuals focused on planning, implementing, maintaining, auditing and testing an ...

  • cloud insurance

    Cloud insurance is any type of financial or data protection obtained by a cloud service provider. 


  • DRAM (dynamic random access memory)

    Dynamic random access memory (DRAM) is a type of semiconductor memory that is typically used for the data or program code needed ...

  • RAID 10 (RAID 1+0)

    RAID 10, also known as RAID 1+0, is a RAID configuration that combines disk mirroring and disk striping to protect data.

  • PCIe SSD (PCIe solid-state drive)

    A PCIe SSD (PCIe solid-state drive) is a high-speed expansion card that attaches a computer to its peripherals.