Overheard: Word of the Day:

March, 2009


March 27, 2009  2:27 PM

Overheard – IPv6 not backwards compatible with IPv4?

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

The Internet engineering community says its biggest mistake in developing IPv6 - a long-anticipated upgrade...

March 26, 2009  9:39 PM

Common Grammar Mistakes – Verb tense

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

Which is correct? _________ installing the patches? a. Did you finish b. Have you finished Continued »


March 26, 2009  9:19 PM

Overheard – The future of Xen

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

kutz The marketplace has not been especially kind to Xen for two reasons: it was not first to market, which is...


March 26, 2009  4:28 PM

Overheard – Ad hoc is the same as Independent Basic Service Set

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

phifer The IEEE 802.11 standard defines two modes of operation. Ad Hoc Mode refers to a peer-to-peer association...


March 25, 2009  12:52 PM

Overheard – Why Cisco bought Flip

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

warrior One of the things we see happening is combining video communications with social networking--what we call...


March 24, 2009  1:31 PM

Overheard – The role of ActiveX in browser exploits

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

Because so many ActiveX controls turn out to be malicious, Microsoft designed Internet Explorer 7 so that it displays...


March 23, 2009  3:04 PM

Overheard – Military COTS are not for sleeping

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

David Braue Military training rooms that once would have housed purpose-built, machine-based systems now resemble...


March 20, 2009  3:36 PM

Overheard – New BigDog video

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

Boston Dynamics has released a new video of BigDog, their military transport quadruped.  This is one robot you want to keep an eye on -- very cool.  According to Boston Dynamics PR:

BigDog is a quadruped robot that walks, runs, and climbs on...


March 19, 2009  9:03 PM

Overheard – Roadable aircraft, meet George Jetson!

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

Glenn Pew has posted an interesting video on the first test flight for the Transition, the "flying car" that's currently causing a blogswarm.   As a kid, I spent my summers at the Experimental Aircraft Association (

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March 19, 2009  3:02 PM

Overheard – IBM and Sun, a marriage in the cloud

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

cloud Earlier this week, Sun made its entrance into cloud computing with plans to offer compute and storage...


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