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    unconference

    An unconference is a conference organized, structured and led by the people attending it.  Continue Reading

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    troll

    As used on the Internet: As a verb, the practice of trying to lure other Internet users into sending responses to carefully-designed incorrect statements or similar "bait.  Continue Reading

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    Time Zone Registry

    The Time Zone Registry is an ongoing development project at the Calendaring and Scheduling Consortium (CalConnect) to provide a global registry of time zones and a time zone service.  Continue Reading

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    supercomputer center

    In general, a supercomputer center is a site with a supercomputer that is shared by a number of other sites, usually research sites.  Continue Reading

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    nonlinearity

    Nonlinearity is the behavior of a circuit, particularly an amplifier, in which the output signal strength does not vary in direct proportion to the input signal strength.  Continue Reading

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    noise

    Noise is unwanted electrical or electromagnetic energy that degrades the quality of signals and data.  Continue Reading

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    meme

    A meme is an idea that is passed on from one human generation to another.  Continue Reading

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    MDRAM (Multibank Dynamic RAM)

    Multibank Dynamic RAM (MDRAM) is a type of video RAM, developed by MoSys, that divides memory into multiple 32 kilobyte parts or "banks" that can be accessed individually.  Continue Reading

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    Internet2

    Internet2 is a collaboration among more than 100 U.S. universities to develop networking and advanced applications for learning and research.  Continue Reading

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    fine structure constant

    The fine structure constant measures the strength of the electromagnetic forcethat controls how charged elementary particles (such as electrons and photons) interact.  Continue Reading

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