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  • February 28, 2018 28 Feb'18

    DNS redirection

    DNS redirection is the controversial practice of serving a Web page to a user that is different from either the one requested or one that might reasonably be expected, such as an error page.  Continue Reading

  • February 28, 2018 28 Feb'18

    sampling error

    A sampling error is a problem in the way that members of a population are selected for research or data collection, which impacts the validity of results.  Continue Reading

  • February 28, 2018 28 Feb'18

    sample

    A sample, in the context of scientific research and statistics, is a representative subset of a population.  Continue Reading

  • February 28, 2018 28 Feb'18

    time series forecasting

    Time series forecasting is a technique for the prediction of events through a sequence of time.  Continue Reading

  • February 28, 2018 28 Feb'18

    credential stuffing

    Credential stuffing is the practice of using stolen login information from one account to gain access to accounts on a number of sites through automated login.  Continue Reading

  • February 27, 2018 27 Feb'18

    econometrics

    Econometrics is the analysis and testing of economic theories to verify hypotheses and improve prediction of financial trends.  Continue Reading

  • February 27, 2018 27 Feb'18

    phubbing

    Phubbing, a contraction of the words “phone snubbing,” is the act of ignoring a companion in favor of using a smartphone.  Continue Reading

  • February 27, 2018 27 Feb'18

    amortization

    Amortization is a financial practice that allows buyers to pay for a purchase over an extended schedule rather than all at once.  Continue Reading

  • February 27, 2018 27 Feb'18

    event-driven computing

    Event-driven computing is a computing model in which programs perform work in response to identifiable occurrences that have significance for system hardware or software.  Continue Reading

  • February 26, 2018 26 Feb'18

    outlier

    An outlier is a single data point that goes far outside the average value of a group of statistics.  Continue Reading

  • February 26, 2018 26 Feb'18

    soft computing

    Soft computing is the use of approximate calculations to provide approximate solutions to complex computational problems.  Continue Reading

  • February 26, 2018 26 Feb'18

    perceptron

    A perceptron is a simple model of a biological neuron in an artificial neural network. Perceptron is also the name of an early algorithm for supervised learning of binary classifiers.  Continue Reading

  • February 26, 2018 26 Feb'18

    virtualization sprawl (VM sprawl)

    Virtualization sprawl is a phenomenon that occurs when the number of virtual machines (VMs) on a network reaches a point where the administrator can no longer manage them effectively.   Continue Reading

  • February 23, 2018 23 Feb'18

    ambient backscatter

    Ambient backscatter is a method of networking by way of alternately reflecting and absorbing radio frequencies (RF) in an environment.  Continue Reading

  • February 23, 2018 23 Feb'18

    catchball

    Catchball is an approach to decision-making in an organization or group where ideas are pitched from one individual to another throughout the group’s hierarchy and divisions.  Continue Reading

  • February 22, 2018 22 Feb'18

    acquihire

    An acquihire is the purchase of one company by another for the sole purpose of retaining the business' staff.  Continue Reading

  • February 22, 2018 22 Feb'18

    machine code (machine language)

    Machine code, also known as machine language, is the elemental language of computers.  Continue Reading

  • February 22, 2018 22 Feb'18

    Apple Swift

    Apple Swift is Apple's programming language for IOS, WatchOS, TVOS, MacOS and Linux.  Continue Reading

  • February 21, 2018 21 Feb'18

    validated learning

    Validated learning is an approach to demonstrating progress against business goals when traditional key performance indicators (KPIs) are not very useful.  Continue Reading

  • February 16, 2018 16 Feb'18

    Kotlin

    Kotlin is a static type, object-oriented programing (OOP) language that is interoperable with the Java virtual machine, Java libraries and Android.  Continue Reading

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