JOBS Act (Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act)

The JOBS Act (Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act) was enacted in 2012 to help encourage funding of small businesses in the United States by easing various securities regulations. The law amended the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and has been credited with helping to increase the number of initial … Read more

POSIX (Portable Operating System Interface)

POSIX is an acronym for “Portable Operating System Interface.” POSIX is a set of standards that define how a computer operating system should work. These standards are created and maintained by the IEEE Computer Society. POSIX standards are designed to be portable, meaning they can be used on any type of computer, regardless of the … Read more

Default password

A default password is a password that is assigned to a user or account by the system administrator. Default passwords are often easy to guess or crack, which makes them a security risk. Many systems and applications use default passwords, so it’s important to change them to something more secure. There are a few ways … Read more

Proportional control

Proportional control is a type of feedback control in which a control signal is generated which is proportional to the error signal. Proportional control is often used in closed-loop control systems where it is desired to maintain the output of the system at a constant level. What is proportional and integral control? Proportional and integral … Read more