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    quality

    In an information technology product or service, quality is sometimes defined as "meeting the requirements of the customer.  Continue Reading

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    slowness movement

    The slowness movement is a grassroots reaction to the hectic pace, overwork, and lack of leisure typical of modern life.  Continue Reading

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    e-mail rage

    E-mail rage is the online equivalent of "road rage" - in fact, the new social disorder is sometimes referred to as "road rage on the information superhighway.  Continue Reading

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    community computing

    Community computing is a resource-sharing model in which users are provided with free or low-cost computer and Internet access.  Continue Reading

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    disintermediation

    Disintermediation is giving the user or the consumer direct access to information that otherwise would require a mediator, such as a salesperson, a librarian, or a lawyer.  Continue Reading

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    hit

    A hit is a single file request in the access log of a Web server.  Continue Reading

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    bolt-on

    On the Internet, bolt-on, perhaps inspired by add-on, is used to describe products and systems that can be quickly but securely attached to an existing Web site.  Continue Reading

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    EPIC (Explicitly Parallel Instruction Computing)

    (EPIC also stand for Electronic Privacy Information Center.  Continue Reading

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    PRINCE2

    PRINCE2 is a project management methodology developed by the government of the United Kingdom (UK) and used internationally, especially in information technology (IT) environments.  Continue Reading

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    wallet

    A wallet is a small software program used for online purchase transactions.  Continue Reading

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    half-life

    In science, a half-life (also, as a noun, spelled half life) is the amount of time it takes for half of a substance or entity to undergo some specified process.  Continue Reading

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    transition ad

    A transition ad is a Web page containing a commercial message that appears temporarily between two other Web pages.  Continue Reading

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    unique user

    In Web marketing, a unique user is, for a specified period of time such as a day or month, an individual that has visited a Web site or received specific content, such as ads, e-mail, or newsletters.  Continue Reading

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    Boulwarism

    In negotiation, a Boulwarism is an offer or counter-offer that is not meant to be negotiated.  Continue Reading

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    waving a dead chicken

    Waving a dead chicken is a slang expression for an effort to solve a problem even when the effort is expected to be futile.  Continue Reading

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    synergy

    In general, synergy (pronounced SIN-ur-jee, from Greek sunergia, meaning "cooperation," and also sunergos, meaning "working together") is the combined working together of two or more parts of a system so that the combined effect is greater than the ...  Continue Reading

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    reciprocity

    In negotiation, reciprocity is a mutual or cooperative exchange of favors or privileges.  Continue Reading

  • January 30, 2006 30 Jan'06

    Fast Guide to free IT book excerpts

    Quick look-up for book excerpts about information technology.  Continue Reading

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    tipping point

    The tipping point is the critical point in an evolving situation that leads to a new and irreversible development.  Continue Reading

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    HP-GL (Hewlett-Packard Graphics Language)

    HP-GL (Hewlett-Packard Graphics Language) is a vector graphics language, a type of object-oriented language that represents images through the use of geometrical formulas.  Continue Reading

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