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  • August 31, 2007 31 Aug'07


    A microsecond (us or Greek letter mu plus s) is one millionth (10 -6) of a second.  Continue Reading

  • August 31, 2007 31 Aug'07

    Burning Man

    Burning Man is an annual week-long experiment in temporary community.  Continue Reading

  • August 30, 2007 30 Aug'07


    Bacn (pronounced as "bacon") is Internet slang for email that a user wants to read, but not right away. (Continued...)  Continue Reading

  • August 28, 2007 28 Aug'07


    A norm (from norma, Latin for carpenter's square) is a model of what should exist or be followed, or an average of what currently does exist in some context, such as an average salary among members of a large group.  Continue Reading

  • August 22, 2007 22 Aug'07

    fluxgate magnetometer

    A fluxgate magnetometer is a device that measures the intensity and orientation of magnetic lines of flux.  Continue Reading

  • August 17, 2007 17 Aug'07

    Our Favorite Technology Quotations

    These are some of our favorite quotations about computers, the Internet, and technology in general.  Continue Reading

  • August 17, 2007 17 Aug'07

    How do you pronounce IT?

    How do you pronounce IT? Why, "eye-tee," of course! This page lists many of the most commonly mispronounced words in information technology.  Continue Reading

  • August 16, 2007 16 Aug'07


    Current is a flow of electrical charge carriers, usually electrons or electron-deficient atoms.  Continue Reading

  • August 14, 2007 14 Aug'07

    Robot Ethics Charter

    The Robot Ethics Charter is a proposed set of rules intended to govern the interaction between humans and robot s.  Continue Reading

  • August 10, 2007 10 Aug'07


    Wiegand is the trade name for a technology used in card readers and sensors, particularly for access control applications.  Continue Reading




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