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  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05


    HyperCard is an early (1986) Macintosh application that enables users to author hypertext pages, called cards, without any programming knowledge.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    quantum mirage

    The term quantum mirage refers to a phenomenon that may make it possible to transfer data without conventional electrical wiring.  Continue Reading

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    Nanofabrication is the design and manufacture of devices with dimensions measured in nanometers.  Continue Reading

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    Xerces (the name comes from the Xerces blue butterfly) is a set of parsers compatible with Extensible Markup Language (XML).  Continue Reading

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    Netscape's SmartDownload is a free software program that allows a user to pause, stop, and resume a file download without losing any data.  Continue Reading

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    Xalan is a specification for transforming Extensible Markup Language (XML) documents into Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) or other XML document types.  Continue Reading

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    fractal image examples

    Examples of fractals.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    gTLD (generic top-level domain name)

    A gTLD (generic top-level domain name) is the top-level domain name of an Internet address that identifies it generically as associated with some domain class, such as .com (commercial), .net (originally intended for Internet service providers, but ...  Continue Reading

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    Solid-state refers to electronic components, devices, and systems based entirely on the semiconductor.  Continue Reading

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    XPath is a language that describes a way to locate and process items in Extensible Markup Language (XML) documents by using an addressing syntax based on a path through the document's logical structure or hierarchy.  Continue Reading

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    Part of Microsoft's .Net initiative, HailStorm is the company's plan to provide a single place on the Web where any individual user (who pays a fee) may securely store personal and financial information that can be shared with others when desired (...  Continue Reading

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    The steradian (symbolized sr) is the Standard International (SI) unit of solid angular measure.  Continue Reading

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    Lambda, the 11th letter of the Greek alphabet, is the symbol for wavelength.  Continue Reading

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    A vector is a quantity or phenomenon that has two independent properties: magnitude and direction.  Continue Reading

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    Portal is a term, generally synonymous with gateway, for a World Wide Web site that is or proposes to be a major starting site for users when they get connected to the Web or that users tend to visit as an anchor site.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    positional assembly

    Positional assembly is a technique that has been suggested as a means to build objects, devices, and systems on a molecular scale using automated processes in which the components that carry out the construction process would follow programmed paths.  Continue Reading

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    Self-assembly is a branch of nanotechnology in which objects, devices, and systems form structures without external prodding.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    Open Source Development Labs (OSDL)

    Open Source Development Labs (OSDL) is a nonprofit corporation founded by IBM, Intel, and Computer Associates to support Linux developers and users.  Continue Reading

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    MathML is an application of XML (Extensible Markup Language) designed to facilitate the use of mathematical expressions in Web pages.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    square meter (meter squared)

    The square meter, also called the meter squared, is the Standard International (SI) unit of area.  Continue Reading



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

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  • data protection impact assessment (DPIA)

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  • spyware

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  • 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.