Overheard: Word of the Day:

November, 2007


November 29, 2007  3:15 PM

Overheard: Citizendium has more problems than just a difficult name to pronounce



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

tim_lee.jpg "The question is whether there are multiple distinct niches that a single encyclopedia can't...

November 29, 2007  1:29 PM

Overheard: Build a supercomputer for your home office



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Supercomputers

robert_g_brown.jpg "A parallel supercomputer requires only two basic hardware components: a bunch...


November 29, 2007  4:59 AM

Overheard: Cisco getting ready for IP video shift



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cisco, IP video, Systems integration, Technology

richard_sizemore.gif "If Cisco can manage and execute, they will drive new markets to feed...


November 29, 2007  3:26 AM

Overheard: November buzzword quiz



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
quiz, Technology

Are you the office Know-IT-all? Take this month's buzzword quiz and find out! 1. What's the name of the new ebook reader from Amazon? answer 2. At what university did ali Rahimi conduct an empirical study on aluminum foil helmets?


November 29, 2007  1:44 AM

Overheard: Need more electricity to power your datacenters? Make it yourself!



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Data Center, Google, green, Technology

larry_page.gif "Our goal is to produce one gigawatt of renewable energy capacity that is cheaper than...


November 29, 2007  1:32 AM

Overheard: Google’s Larry Page is modern day Andrew Carnegie



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Data Center, Google, green, Technology

martin_varsavsky.jpg But when I saw the icons I remembered a dinner with Larry Page at the...


November 28, 2007  2:07 PM

Overheard: Common Craft video explains Google docs in plain English



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Google docs, Technology

lee_lefever.jpg The challenge with this video was to drive home the idea that email attachments are...


November 27, 2007  6:01 PM

Overheard: Web 2.0 metrics



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

Page IQ (interactive quotient) is the number of unique visitors who take some action on a Web site (clicking, scrolling down, entering information) divided by the total number of visitors to the site.


November 27, 2007  5:22 PM

Overheard: Microsoft in Siberia



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Data Center, Microsoft Windows, Technology

NGRIP Operation Center Microsoft is discussing plans to build a data center in Irkutsk, one of the largest...


November 27, 2007  5:14 PM

Overheard: The network is the computer



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cloud, Google, Sun, Technology

eric_schmidt.jpg When the network becomes as fast as the processor, the computer hollows out and...


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