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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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    A time-based one-time password (TOTP) is a temporary code, generated by an algorithm, for use in authenticating access to ...

  • Security Operations Center (SOC)

    A security operations center (SOC) is a command center facility for a team of IT professionals with expertise in information ...

  • incident response team

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  • 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. 

  • business continuity software

    Business continuity software is an application or suite designed to make business continuity planning/business continuity ...


  • NAND flash memory

    NAND flash memory is a type of nonvolatile storage technology that does not require power to retain data.

  • storage class memory (SCM)

    Storage class memory (SCM) is a type of NAND flash that includes a power source to ensure that data won't be lost due to a system...

  • Hadoop as a service (HaaS)

    Hadoop as a service (HaaS), also known as Hadoop in the cloud, is a big data analytics framework that stores and analyzes data in...