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  • December 31, 2019 31 Dec'19

    mob mentality (herd/hive mentality)

    Mob mentality -- also called herd or hive mentality -- is the inclination that some humans have to be part of a large group, often neglecting their individual feelings in the process, and adopting the behaviors and actions of the people around them.  Continue Reading

  • December 31, 2019 31 Dec'19

    medical imaging (radiology)

    Medical imaging, also known as radiology, is the field of medicine in which medical professionals recreate various images of parts of the body for diagnostic or treatment purposes.  Continue Reading

  • December 31, 2019 31 Dec'19


    FinOps (financial operations) is a framework for managing operating expenditures (Opex) in the cloud. An important goal of FinOps is to help cross-functional teams within the same organization maintain financial accountability for cloud services.   Continue Reading

  • December 30, 2019 30 Dec'19


    Uber is a transportation company with an app that allows passengers to hail a ride and drivers to charge fares and get paid.  Continue Reading

  • December 30, 2019 30 Dec'19


    A CubeSat is a small, low-cost, cube-shaped research satellite.  Continue Reading

  • December 30, 2019 30 Dec'19

    P2P lending (peer-to-peer lending)

    P2P lending (peer-to-peer lending) is a type of platform that allows participants to borrow and lend sums of money without having to rely on a conventional financial institution to control transactions.  Continue Reading

  • December 30, 2019 30 Dec'19

    Martian address (Martian packet)

    A Martian address is a source or destination IP address that apparently does not exist on Planet Earth and is, thus, invalid and/or non-routable.  Continue Reading

  • December 30, 2019 30 Dec'19

    active learning (active learner algorithm)

    Active learning, in an AI context, is the capacity of a machine learning algorithm to query sources for more data during its processes. The algorithm might query the user or another source, such as the internet or a proprietary knowledge base.  Continue Reading

  • December 30, 2019 30 Dec'19

    digital citizenship

    Digital citizenship is the online presence, behaviors and response to others within a digital community where one is a member.  Continue Reading

  • December 30, 2019 30 Dec'19

    CT scan

    A computerized tomography (CT scan) is a form of computer-assisted imaging, that is assembled from many xrays. CT Scans are also known as CAT scans.  Continue Reading

  • December 30, 2019 30 Dec'19

    flexible display

    A flexible display or foldable tech/smartphone is a visual output surface on a device that is designed to be folded or closed like a book or a device which incorporates such a screen.  Continue Reading

  • December 26, 2019 26 Dec'19

    foreign qualification

    Foreign qualification is the process that a corporation or limited liability corportation (LLC) in the United States follows to carry out business legally in a state other than the one where the corporation was incorporated. It’s important to note ...  Continue Reading

  • December 26, 2019 26 Dec'19

    ghosting (in the workplace)

    Ghosting is to cease communications without notification. The use of the word "ghost" as a verb is used by employers to describe employees and potential employees who suddenly disappear.  Continue Reading

  • December 26, 2019 26 Dec'19


    Cloudflare is a content distribution network (CDN) for the delivery of website and app content to users around the globe.  Continue Reading

  • December 24, 2019 24 Dec'19

    deductive reasoning

    Deductive reasoning is a logical process in which a conclusion is based on the accordance of multiple premises that are generally assumed to be true.  Continue Reading

  • December 24, 2019 24 Dec'19

    Malware Analysis Report (MAR)

    Malware Analysis Report (MAR) is a document that relates the functionality and effects of a given piece of malware.  Continue Reading

  • December 23, 2019 23 Dec'19


    Neo4j is a NoSQL graph database management system.  Continue Reading

  • December 23, 2019 23 Dec'19

    micromobility technology

    Micromobility technology is a category of light-weight transportation designed for individual use. Examples of micromobility technology include electronic scooters and ebikes, traditional bicycles and scooters, Segways, electric skateboards, ...  Continue Reading

  • December 23, 2019 23 Dec'19

    autonomous business process (ABP)

    Autonomous Business Process (ABP) utilizes intelligent software agents to discover existing business processes to optimize their efficiency and performance. ABP is an advanced form of business process automation.  Continue Reading

  • December 23, 2019 23 Dec'19

    IBM Cloud Functions

    IBM Cloud Functions is the company’s software underlying cloud applications to provide granular access control to cloud resources.  Continue Reading



  • data governance policy

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

  • 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 (...


  • Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)

    The Advanced Encryption Standard, or AES, is a symmetric block cipher chosen by the U.S. government to protect classified ...

  • intrusion detection system (IDS)

    An intrusion detection system (IDS) is a system that monitors network traffic for suspicious activity and alerts when such ...

  • Secure Shell (SSH)

    SSH, also known as Secure Shell or Secure Socket Shell, is a network protocol that gives users, particularly system ...




  • cache memory

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

  • capacity management

    Capacity management is the broad term describing a variety of IT monitoring, administration and planning actions that are taken ...

  • cloud storage

    Cloud storage is a service model in which data is transmitted and stored on remote storage systems, where it is maintained, ...