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  • March 31, 2008 31 Mar'08

    CxO

    CxO is a short way to refer, collectively, to corporate executives at what is sometimes called the C-level, whose job titles typically start with "Chief" and end with "Officer.  Continue Reading

  • March 25, 2008 25 Mar'08

    domain tasting

    Domain tasting is the practice of purchasing numerous available domain names and then exploiting a five-day grace period to determine which names would be profitable to own.  Continue Reading

  • March 17, 2008 17 Mar'08

    email bankruptcy

    Email bankruptcy is an acknowledgement that your email has become unmanageable and the decision to either purge your inbox and start afresh or, more radically, to renounce email altogether... (Continued)  Continue Reading

  • March 17, 2008 17 Mar'08

    Phishing season (quiz)

    Ah, the festive season! Carolers come a-caroling; callers come a-calling and.  Continue Reading

  • March 17, 2008 17 Mar'08

    dependent variable

    A dependent variable is a variable whose value depends upon independent variable s.  Continue Reading

  • March 17, 2008 17 Mar'08

    molecular manufacturing

    Molecular manufacturing is a branch of nanotechnology that involves the use of nanoscale (extremely small) tools and non-biological processes to build structures, devices, and systems at the molecular level.  Continue Reading

  • March 17, 2008 17 Mar'08

    Graffiti

    There are several ways of entering data into a personal digital assistant (PDA) such as the well-known Palm.  Continue Reading

  • March 17, 2008 17 Mar'08

    volatile

    In general, volatile (from the Latin "volatilis" meaning "to fly")is an adjective used to describe something unstable or changeable.  Continue Reading

  • March 17, 2008 17 Mar'08

    chassis

    A chassis (pronounced TCHA-see or CHA-see) is the physical frame or structure of an automobile, an airplane, a desktop computer, or other multi-component device.  Continue Reading

  • March 17, 2008 17 Mar'08

    virtual microscopy

    Virtual microscopy is a method of posting microscope images on, and transmitting them over, computer networks.  Continue Reading

  • March 17, 2008 17 Mar'08

    OLED (light-emitting diode)

    OLED (organic light-emitting diode) is a display technology, pioneered and patented by Kodak, based on the use of organic polymer material as the semiconductor material in light-emitting diodes (LEDs)... (Continued)  Continue Reading

  • March 13, 2008 13 Mar'08

    gOS (good operating system)

    gOS (pronounced gee-oss) is a Linux distribution designed for use with Web-based applications rather than software that must be purchased and installed... (Continued)  Continue Reading

  • March 11, 2008 11 Mar'08

    Vannevar Bush

    An electrical engineer by training, Vannevar Bush is credited with having the idea of hypertext or "instant cross-referencing," decades before the term itself was conceived by Ted Nelson and before the concept was widely implemented on the World ...  Continue Reading

  • March 10, 2008 10 Mar'08

    Pleo

    Pleo is a robot toy modeled after a dinosaur believed to have lived during the late Jurassic period.  Continue Reading

  • March 07, 2008 07 Mar'08

    demo and demoscene

    A demo is a non-interactive multimedia presentation that is rendered in real time.  Continue Reading

  • March 05, 2008 05 Mar'08

    Quiz: Eureka!

    IT's all about the light bulb moments.  Continue Reading

  • March 05, 2008 05 Mar'08

    paper battery

    A paper battery is a flexible, ultra-thin energy storage and production device formed by combining carbon nanotubes with a conventional sheet of cellulose-based paper.  Continue Reading

  • March 05, 2008 05 Mar'08

    independent variable

    An independent variable is a variable that is manipulated to determine the value of a dependent variable s.  Continue Reading

  • March 05, 2008 05 Mar'08

    Craftsman Costs Books

    The Craftsman Costs Books are a series published by the Craftsman Book Company, a publishing company focusing on the construction industry and estimating software.  Continue Reading

  • March 05, 2008 05 Mar'08

    chorus

    In audio production, chorus is one of the two standard audio effects defined by the Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI).  Continue Reading

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    Health IT (health information technology) is the area of IT involving the design, development, creation, use and maintenance of ...

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  • SSD (solid-state drive)

    An SSD (solid-state drive) is a type of nonvolatile storage media that stores persistent data on solid-state flash memory.

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    In a computer, a file system -- sometimes written filesystem -- is the way in which files are named and where they are placed ...

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    Storage virtualization is the pooling of physical storage from multiple storage devices into what appears to be a single storage ...

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