Overheard: Word of the Day:

February, 2008


February 11, 2008  3:37 PM

Overheard: We’re locking you in for your own good — the world is a dangerous place.



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Apple, Security, Technology, Vendors

bruce_schneier.jpg With enough lock-in, a company can protect its market share even as it reduces customer service, raises...

February 11, 2008  3:19 PM

Overheard: This week’s episode of All My Acquisitions



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

The board was also presented with various options for maintaining Yahoo’s independence, including an...


February 11, 2008  1:56 PM

Overheard: XML is firmly grounded in Web 1.0 publishing



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Microsoft Office, Technology, XML

elliot_rusty_harold.jpg The crystal ball might be a little hazy, but the outline of XML's future is becoming clear....


February 11, 2008  1:47 PM

Overheard: Why page views are important for lead generation



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Marketing, Technology

A better gauge of a Web entity’s user profile would be to look at the composition of PVs, because heavy...


February 11, 2008  1:35 PM

Overheard:Blade servers good for disaster recovery plans



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Blade servers, Disaster Recovery, Technology

anne_skamarock.gif Since blade servers are densely packed, the companies offering blade chassis...


February 11, 2008  12:03 AM

Perl



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Open source, Technology

Perl is an open source cross-platform programming language licensed under its Artistic License, or the GNU General Public License (GPL). perl.jpg


February 6, 2008  10:06 PM

Overheard: Fusion energy and magnetic field lines



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
energy, Technology

space.png New discoveries about magnetic field lines and the first-ever direct observation of their...


February 6, 2008  7:38 PM

Overheard: Drupal is like a giant bin of free Lego blocks for building a Web site



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
CMS, Drupal, Open source, Technology

jeff_robbins.jpg If you are unfamiliar with Drupal, just imagine it as a giant bin of free Lego-style building blocks for...


February 6, 2008  2:53 PM

Overheard: Drupal runs on any OS that supports PHP



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

drupal.gif The operating system is at such a low level in the stack that Drupal does not care much about it. Drupal runs...


February 6, 2008  2:25 PM

Overheard: SPICE is multi-million dollar industry



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
circuitry, simulation, Technology

spice1.gif Let me begin this talk with an explanation for those in the audience that think that SPICE is a cable TV channel that...


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