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  • April 30, 2018 30 Apr'18

    immersive web

    The immersive web is a version of the online world that incorporates advanced technologies to enhance user engagement and blur the line between the user's physical reality and the digital environment.  Continue Reading

  • April 27, 2018 27 Apr'18

    Firefox Reality

    Firefox Reality is a multi-platform browser optimized for standalone VR (virtual reality), AR (augmented reality) and MR (mixed reality) headsets.  Continue Reading

  • April 27, 2018 27 Apr'18

    virtuality continuum

    The virtuality continuum is the range of technologies integrating digital content into the user’s physical reality.  Continue Reading

  • April 27, 2018 27 Apr'18

    immersive technology

    Immersive technology is an integration of virtual content with the physical environment in a way that allows the user to engage naturally with the blended reality.  Continue Reading

  • April 25, 2018 25 Apr'18

    Amazon Key

    Amazon Key is a service that allows delivery drivers to gain access to an Amazon Prime customer's home or place of business during specified times. The purpose of Amazon Key is to prevent packages left outside a home or place of business from being ...  Continue Reading

  • April 24, 2018 24 Apr'18

    multi-user spaceport

    Multi-user spaceport is a term that NASA is employing as it transitions its facilities from government-only launch sites (or spaceports) as part of a new business model in which the agency attracts partner companies and organizations to invest in ...  Continue Reading

  • April 20, 2018 20 Apr'18


    ONNX (Open Neural Network Exchange) is an open container format for the exchange of neural network models between different frameworks, providing they support ONNX import and export.  Continue Reading

  • April 19, 2018 19 Apr'18

    Space Launch System (SLS)

    The Space Launch System (SLS) is an aerospace launch vehicle designed to carry crews and cargo on deep-space missions onboard NASA's Orion spacecraft.  Continue Reading

  • April 18, 2018 18 Apr'18

    confusion matrix

    A confusion matrix is a table that outlines different predictions and test results and contrasts them with real world values.  Continue Reading

  • April 18, 2018 18 Apr'18


    The holodeck is an immersive virtual reality environment that was featured on Star Trek, a popular science fiction television and film series of the late 20th century.  Continue Reading

  • April 17, 2018 17 Apr'18

    cognitive load theory (CLT)

    Cognitive load theory (CLT) is based on the premise that instructional materials should be presented at a pace and level of difficulty that corresponds to how humans process information.  Continue Reading

  • April 16, 2018 16 Apr'18

    blockchain economy

    The blockchain economy is a scenario and potential future environment in which the technology replaces current monetary systems, potentially on a global basis.  Continue Reading

  • April 16, 2018 16 Apr'18


    Splunk Inc. is a San Francisco-based multinational company whose software platform indexes machine data, and makes it searchable so it can be turned into actionable intelligence.  Continue Reading

  • April 16, 2018 16 Apr'18

    neighborhood electric vehicle (NEV)

    A neighborhood electric vehicle (NEV) is a type of battery-electric vehicle that is capable of traveling at a maximum speed of 25 mph and which has a maximum loaded weight of 3,000 lbs.  Continue Reading

  • April 16, 2018 16 Apr'18

    plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV)

    A plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) is a type of hybrid electric vehicle that combines a gasoline or diesel engine with an electric motor and a large battery, which can be recharged by plugging it into an electrical outlet or charging stations.  Continue Reading

  • April 16, 2018 16 Apr'18

    site reliability engineer

    Site reliability engineer is a job title for a specialist who works with software developers to ensure that an organization's computing systems are scalable, stable and predictable.  Continue Reading

  • April 16, 2018 16 Apr'18


    Synectics is a method of problem-solving that focuses on cultivating creative thinking, often among small groups of individuals with diverse experience and skills.  Continue Reading

  • April 13, 2018 13 Apr'18


    Overfitting is the incorrect optimizing of an artificial intelligence (AI) model, where the seeking of accuracy goes too far and may result in false positives.  Continue Reading

  • April 13, 2018 13 Apr'18

    validation set

    A validation set is a set of data used to train artificial intelligence (AI) with the goal of finding and optimizing the best model to solve a given problem. Validation sets are also known as dev sets.  Continue Reading

  • April 13, 2018 13 Apr'18

    computational creativity

    Computational creativity is the application of computer technologies to emulate, study, stimulate and enhance human creativity.  Continue Reading



  • compliance audit

    A compliance audit is a comprehensive review of an organization's adherence to regulatory guidelines.

  • regulatory compliance

    Regulatory compliance is an organization's adherence to laws, regulations, guidelines and specifications relevant to its business...

  • Whistleblower Protection Act

    The Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 is a law that protects federal government employees in the United States from ...


  • payload (computing)

    In computing, a payload is the carrying capacity of a packet or other transmission data unit. The term has its roots in the ...

  • passphrase

    A passphrase is a string of characters longer than the usual password (which is typically from four to 16 characters long) that ...

  • Web application firewall (WAF)

    A Web application firewall (WAF) is a firewall that monitors, filters or blocks traffic to and from a Web application. WAFs are ...




  • computational storage

    Computational storage is defined as an architecture that couples compute with storage in order to reduce data movement. In doing ...

  • data deduplication

    Data deduplication -- often called intelligent compression or single-instance storage -- is a process that eliminates redundant ...

  • public cloud storage

    Public cloud storage, also called storage-as-a-service or online storage is a service model that provides data storage on a ...