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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)

    Deepfake is an AI-based technology used to produce or alter video content so that it presents something that didn't, in fact, occur.  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



  • risk management

    Risk management is the process of identifying, assessing and controlling threats to an organization's capital and earnings.

  • compliance as a service (CaaS)

    Compliance as a Service (CaaS) is a cloud service service level agreement (SLA) that specified how a managed service provider (...

  • data protection impact assessment (DPIA)

    A data protection impact assessment (DPIA) is a process designed to help organizations determine how data processing systems, ...


  • quantum key distribution (QKD)

    Quantum key distribution (QKD) is a secure communication method for exchanging encryption keys only known between shared parties.

  • identity theft

    Identity theft, also known as identity fraud, is a crime in which an imposter obtains key pieces of personally identifiable ...

  • cybercrime

    Cybercrime is any criminal activity that involves a computer, networked device or a network.



  • disaster recovery plan (DRP)

    A disaster recovery plan (DRP) is a documented, structured approach that describes how an organization can quickly resume work ...

  • business continuity plan (BCP)

    A business continuity plan (BCP) is a document that consists of the critical information an organization needs to continue ...

  • disaster recovery team

    A disaster recovery team is a group of individuals focused on planning, implementing, maintaining, auditing and testing an ...


  • logical unit number (LUN)

    A logical unit number (LUN) is a unique identifier for designating an individual or collection of physical or virtual storage ...

  • NVMe over Fabrics (NVMe-oF)

    NVMe over Fabrics, also known as NVMe-oF and non-volatile memory express over fabrics, is a protocol specification designed to ...

  • CIFS (Common Internet File System)

    CIFS (Common Internet File System) is a protocol that gained popularity around the year 2000, as vendors worked to establish an ...