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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...

February 6, 2008  1:14 PM

Overheard: How atomic clocks work

Posted by: Margaret Rouse

first_atomic_clock.jpg Without atomic clocks, GPS navigation would be impossible, the...

February 6, 2008  12:01 PM

Overheard: HP bullet-proof server

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology, Video

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February 6, 2008  11:55 AM

Overheard: The exploding Web server

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology, Video

[kml_flashembed movie="http://youtube.com/v/bfQabSJGsak" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /] We decided to give a web server early retirement in a manner that allowed us to "feel good" because it had kept support staff up for many nights trying to sort it...

February 6, 2008  1:04 AM

Quiz: Ten areas of technology you can’t afford to ignore

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
quiz, Technology

Gartner issued predictions highlighting ten areas of technology that could cause a company to lose its competitive edge if ignored. Does your crystal ball measure up? Take the quiz and find out. 1) Gartner predicts that by 2011, this company will double its U.S. and Western Europe unit market...

February 5, 2008  11:33 PM

Overheard: Nature boy succumbs to Videophilia

Posted by: Margaret Rouse

videophilia.gif The replacement of vigorous outdoor activities by sedentary, indoor videophilia has far-reaching consequences...

February 5, 2008  11:12 PM

Overheard: Intel’s Skulltrail is more than just a pretty name

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Intel, Technology, Workstations

intel-v8-skull-trail.gif Skulltrail. We're not sure who thinks up these names. It brings to mind visions of worlds...

February 5, 2008  2:18 PM

Overheard: LINQ is like object-oriented programming

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
.NET, Java, Programming, Technology

patrick_hynds.jpg LINQ is an object-oriented revolution for data, because it, like object-oriented programming, allows...

February 3, 2008  4:40 PM

Overheard: Microsoft-Yahoo vs. Google-AOL?

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
AOL, Google, Microsoft, Online advertising, Technology, Yahoo


February 1, 2008  11:55 PM

Open Office

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Open source, Technology

Open Office is a multiplatform and multilingual office suite and an open-source project. openoffice_sm.gif

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