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Nov 29 2007   3:26AM GMT

Overheard: November buzzword quiz

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

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?
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2. At what university did ali Rahimi conduct an empirical study on aluminum foil helmets?
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3. What’s the more common name for the Pareto Principle?
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4. What prominent IT company mysteriously fired their CIO for “rules breach” in November?
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5. What famous political cartoonist helped launch a military blog called “The Sandbox”?
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6. Which Buzzword is supposed to pose a serious threat to Microsoft Word because it’s web-based?
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7. What company is calling their distributed computing venture “Blue Cloud”?
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8. What is the Giant Global Graph?
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9. What social Web site got people all riled up about privacy this month?
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10. What telecommunications company is in federal court defending itself from allegations that it illegally installed secret
Internet spying rooms?
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