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  • June 29, 2018 29 Jun'18

    speech disfluency

    A speech disfluency is any disruption in the flow of spoken language that is caused by the speaker.  Continue Reading

  • June 29, 2018 29 Jun'18

    DeepBrain Chain

    DeepBrain Chain (DBC) is a blockchain-based computing platform for AI that was designed to lower user costs for processing power.  Continue Reading

  • June 29, 2018 29 Jun'18

    Fermi paradox

    The Fermi paradox is the apparent conflict between the fact that humans have found no evidence of intelligent extraterrestrial life despite the probablity that it exists, given what we know about the universe.  Continue Reading

  • June 29, 2018 29 Jun'18

    target function

    A target function, in machine learning, is a method for solving a problem that an AI algorithm parses its training data to find.  Continue Reading

  • June 29, 2018 29 Jun'18

    restricted Boltzmann machine (RBM)

    A restricted Boltzmann machine (RBM) is a type of artificial neural network (ANN) for learning probability distributions.  Continue Reading

  • June 27, 2018 27 Jun'18

    Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)

    Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) is an entry-level credential designed to give professionals getting started as Scrum practitioners an understanding of its principles and values as well as guidance on how to implement and apply them.  Continue Reading

  • June 27, 2018 27 Jun'18


    A wireframe is a black and white line drawing that's used in early-stage web design to provide stakeholders with a visual representation of a web page's layout and information architecture.  Continue Reading

  • June 26, 2018 26 Jun'18

    pattern recognition

    Pattern recognition is the ability to detect arrangements of characteristics or data that yield information about a given system.  Continue Reading

  • June 25, 2018 25 Jun'18

    deepfake (deep fake AI)

    Deep fake (also spelled deepfake) is a type of artificial intelligence used to create convincing image, audio and video hoaxes.  Continue Reading

  • June 22, 2018 22 Jun'18

    surveillance capitalism

    Surveillance capitalism is the monetization of data captured through monitoring people's movements and behaviors online and in the physical world.  Continue Reading

  • June 21, 2018 21 Jun'18


    Trolling, in the context of the web, is the act of responding to online content or comments in a purposely disruptive fashion.  Continue Reading

  • June 21, 2018 21 Jun'18

    DRTC (Don't read the comments)

    DRTC is an initialism for "Don't read the comments." The abbreviation is commonly used to remind people that comments on social media and other web content are often inflammatory, misleading, hurtful and / or obscene, along with other potential ...  Continue Reading

  • June 20, 2018 20 Jun'18

    STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics)

    STEAM is an educational approach that incorporates the arts into the more-familiar STEM model (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).  Continue Reading

  • June 20, 2018 20 Jun'18

    vehicle intelligence

    Vehicle intelligence is the application of sensors, mechatronics and artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance vehicles or make them fully autonomous driverless cars.  Continue Reading

  • June 19, 2018 19 Jun'18


    A sociogram is a tool for charting the relationships in a group by providing a visual representation of the social connections and preferences of each individual.  Continue Reading

  • June 18, 2018 18 Jun'18

    Azure Bot Service

    Azure Bot Service is Microsoft’s artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot offered as a service on the Azure cloud service marketplace.  Continue Reading

  • June 18, 2018 18 Jun'18

    Android Things

    Android Things is an embedded operating system made by Google for Android-based IoT devices.  Continue Reading

  • June 18, 2018 18 Jun'18

    virtual embodiment

    Virtual embodiment is the perception of sensory feedback related to an individual’s virtual, non- physical body (also known as an avatar) and the effect it has on the individual’s cognition.  Continue Reading

  • June 18, 2018 18 Jun'18

    Google Duplex

    Google Duplex is an artificial intelligence (AI) chat agent that can carry out specific verbal tasks, such as making a reservation or appointment, over the phone.  Continue Reading

  • June 18, 2018 18 Jun'18

    collaborative robot (cobot)

    A collaborative robot, also known as a cobot, is a robot that is capable of learning multiple tasks so it can assist human beings.  Continue Reading



  • regulatory compliance

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

  • privacy compliance

    Privacy compliance is a company's accordance with established personal information protection guidelines, specifications or ...

  • data governance policy

    A data governance policy is a documented set of guidelines for ensuring that an organization's data and information assets are ...


  • asymmetric cryptography (public key cryptography)

    Asymmetric cryptography, also known as public-key cryptography, is a process that uses a pair of related keys -- one public key ...

  • Evil Corp

    Evil Corp is an international cybercrime network that uses malicious software to steal money from its victims' bank accounts.

  • Plundervolt

    Plundervolt is a method of hacking that involves depriving an Intel chip of power so that processing errors occur.


  • telemedicine (telehealth)

    Telemedicine is the remote delivery of healthcare services, such as health assessments or consultations, over the ...

  • Project Nightingale

    Project Nightingale is a controversial partnership between Google and Ascension, the second largest health system in the United ...

  • medical practice management (MPM) software

    Medical practice management (MPM) software is a collection of computerized services used by healthcare professionals and ...



  • M.2 SSD

    An M.2 SSD is a solid-state drive (SSD) that conforms to a computer industry specification written for internally mounted storage...

  • RAID (redundant array of independent disks)

    RAID (redundant array of independent disks) is a way of storing the same data in different places on multiple hard disks or ...

  • cache memory

    Cache memory, also called CPU memory, is high-speed static random access memory (SRAM) that a computer microprocessor can access ...