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  • April 30, 2019 30 Apr'19


    In programming, especially in Unix systems, semaphores are a technique for coordinating or synchronizing activities in which multiple processes compete for the same operating system resources.  Continue Reading

  • April 30, 2019 30 Apr'19


    Syntax is the grammar, structure, or order of the elements in a language statement.  Continue Reading

  • April 30, 2019 30 Apr'19

    vision statement

    A vision statement is an organization's declaration of its mid-term and long-term goals, stating what they want to become in the future. Vision statements act as a goal for a company to strive toward.  Continue Reading

  • April 30, 2019 30 Apr'19


    WebGL is a graphics application programming interface (API) created for use in web applications. It is based off the open graphics language (OpenGL) embedded standard (ES).  Continue Reading

  • April 30, 2019 30 Apr'19

    lift and shift

    Lift and shift is a strategy for moving an application or operation from one environment to another – without redesigning the app.  Continue Reading

  • April 30, 2019 30 Apr'19

    Web 2.0

    Web 2.0 are websites and applications that make use of user-generated content for end-users. Web 2.0 is characterized by greater user interactivity and collaboration, more pervasive network connectivity and enhanced communication channels.   Continue Reading

  • April 29, 2019 29 Apr'19

    LinkedIn Sales Navigator

    LinkedIn Sales Navigator provides features for sales professionals to identify prospects, receive alerts on prospects' activities on LinkedIn and request introductions to prospects through shared connections.  Continue Reading

  • April 24, 2019 24 Apr'19

    Maslow’s hierarchy of needs

    Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is a charted set of human requirements that are important for an individual to achieve complete development and self-actualization.  Continue Reading

  • April 23, 2019 23 Apr'19

    decision fatigue

    Decision fatigue is a state of reduced efficacy in decision making after an excessive number of decisions or a number of decisions with excessive options.  Continue Reading

  • April 23, 2019 23 Apr'19

    Google News Initiative (GNI)

    Google News Initiative (GNI) is a cooperative effort between Google and a number of large traditional news media providers to restore viewership of these channels as a claimed effort to support authoritative journalism.  Continue Reading

  • April 22, 2019 22 Apr'19

    data science platform

    A data science platform is software that includes a variety of technologies for machine learning and other advanced analytics uses, enabling data scientists to plan strategy, uncover actionable insights from data and communicate those insights ...  Continue Reading

  • April 22, 2019 22 Apr'19


    NVIDIA is a graphics card manufacturer and graphics processing unit (GPU) designer.  Continue Reading

  • April 19, 2019 19 Apr'19

    cinematography (cinematographer)

    Cinematography is a blend of science and art used to capture, manipulate and store moving images for the purpose of creating a motion picture.  Continue Reading

  • April 17, 2019 17 Apr'19

    digital self-harm

    Digital self-harm is targeting oneself with negative content online. The purpose may be to cause yourself psychological distress or to pretend to be the target of cyberbullying.  Continue Reading

  • April 17, 2019 17 Apr'19

    Text message abbreviations and acronyms

    This handy fast reference will help you quickly understand hundreds of Text, Twitter and Chat abbreviations and acronyms that are popularly used in text messages and social media. Please bookmark this page and refer back to it as needed.  Continue Reading

  • April 16, 2019 16 Apr'19

    AARRR metrics

    AARRR metrics are a measured performance analysis of a startup businesses statistics centered around the response of customers.  Continue Reading

  • April 16, 2019 16 Apr'19

    competition law

    Competition law is the body of legislation intended to prevent market distortion caused by anti-competitive practices on the part of businesses.  Continue Reading

  • April 16, 2019 16 Apr'19

    concentration ratio (CR)

    A concentration ratio (CR) is a metric used in economics to express the distribution of companies in a particular industry relative to the size of the market.  Continue Reading

  • April 16, 2019 16 Apr'19

    polygenic risk score

    A polygenic risk score is an expression of someone’s likelihood of having or developing a particular medical condition.  Continue Reading

  • April 16, 2019 16 Apr'19

    market concentration

    Market concentration is the distribution of a given market among the participating companies.  Continue Reading



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