Overheard: Word of the Day:


December 8, 2007  11:08 AM

Overheard: Brooks’ law

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Software development, tech laws, Technology

frederick-p-brooks.jpg "Adding manpower to a late software project makes it later." Frederick P. Brooks,

December 8, 2007  2:01 AM

What’s In and What’s Out – Technology Roundup 2007

Posted by: Margaret Rouse

December 7, 2007  10:01 PM

Words that should be in the dictionary

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Facebook group, Technology

acronymnym - a redundancy created by following an acronym with the final word of that acronym, like DNS server. adminisphere - organizational levels on the business side. alpha geek - the most knowledgeable, technically proficient person in...

December 7, 2007  2:31 PM

Overheard: Celebrity geeks

Posted by: Margaret Rouse

hedy_lamarr.jpg Movie star Hedy Lamarr is generally credited as co-originator of the idea of spread...

December 6, 2007  11:36 PM

Quiz: What is IT?

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
quiz, Technology

3.gif 1. What is IT? Hint:...

December 5, 2007  8:32 PM

Overheard: Imagine never having to go outside to get a good connection

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
femtocell, Repeaters, Technology, Telecom

wimax-femtocell.png "If they catch on, femtocells have the potential to save carriers hundreds of millions of dollars in...

December 5, 2007  4:12 PM

Overheard: Douglas Engelbart

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
innovators, Technology


December 5, 2007  3:08 PM

Overheard: Nano bad. Cleantech good.

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Marketing, nanotech, Technology

howard-lovy.jpg The "nano" prefix has fallen out of favor. Names are changing again. And even Lux Research, which started out...

December 4, 2007  7:50 PM

Overheard: The Top 10 Sexiest Men in IT, 2007

Posted by: Margaret Rouse

The decision to select the 10 sexiest men in IT (2007) was done under highly scientific conditions. Dave Barry says that means "while your wife is not home." In our case, it means "over lunch." The comments are my daughter's. So here you are, the Top 10...

December 4, 2007  6:34 AM

Overheard: Who’s been eating my bandwidth?

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Bandwidth, Internet, P2P, Technology

p2p.gif The cynical side of me wonders whether the excessive buzz about P2P is intended to build public...

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