Alpha is a 64-bit microprocessor architecture developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC). The first Alpha processor was released in 1992. Alpha processors are used in a variety of computing applications, including servers, workstations, and embedded systems. The Alpha architecture is a successor to the DEC VAX architecture. It is based on a reduced instruction set … Read more

Future proofing

Future proofing is the process of anticipating future changes and ensuring that systems and processes are in place to accommodate them. This might involve developing new technologies or processes, or modifying existing ones. It can also involve making organizational changes, such as creating new positions or departments. The goal of future proofing is to ensure … Read more

Pick two (pick any two)

The term “pick two (pick any two)” is a common phrase used in the field of enterprise resource planning (ERP). It refers to the idea that organizations can choose any two of the following three options: 1. Customization: Organizations can customize their ERP systems to fit their specific needs and processes. 2. Out-of-the-box functionality: Organizations … Read more

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360-degree photograph

A 360-degree photograph is a panoramic image that captures an entire surroundings. It is usually taken with a special type of camera, but can also be created from several individual photos stitched together. 360-degree photos can be viewable in various ways, such as through virtual reality headsets or by using a finger to scroll around … Read more

Push (or server-push)

Push (or server-push) refers to a technique used in computer programming whereby a server sends data to a client without the client having specifically requested it. This is in contrast to the more common pull technique, where the client requests data from the server. How does a server push work? In computing, a push protocol … Read more

Information radiator

An information radiator is a display which is used to show the status of a project or process. The term was first coined by Alistair Cockburn in his book Agile Software Development. The idea is that the display should be placed in a location where it can be seen by everyone on the team, so … Read more

IEEE 1394

IEEE 1394 is a standard for a high-speed serial bus. It is also known as FireWire. IEEE 1394 is capable of data transfer rates of up to 400Mbps. Is IEEE 1394 still used? IEEE 1394 is a standard for high-speed data transfer, and it is still used in some devices. For example, it is used … Read more

Corporate business glossary

A corporate business glossary is a type of glossary that contains terms and definitions related to a specific company or organization. These glossaries can be used by employees, customers, or partners to better understand the company’s products, services, or processes. What’s a business glossary? A business glossary is a collection of defined terms and their … Read more

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Gray (Gy)

The Gray (Gy) is a unit of radiation dose that is frequently used in the field of medical physics. It is defined as the absorption of one joule of energy per kilogram of matter. The unit is named after British physicist Louis Harold Gray (1905-1965), who is credited with developing the concept of effective dose. … Read more


LiveJournal is a blogging platform that was launched in 1999. It allows users to post journal entries, which can be text, images, audio, or video. Entries can be public or private, and friends can be invited to view private entries. LiveJournal also has a “friends list” feature, which allows users to see recent updates from … Read more