Overheard: Word of the Day:

Technology


December 20, 2007  8:09 PM

Who’s sorry now? Stephen Heller



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
apology, Technology

diebold-voting-machine.jpeg Stephen Heller was ordered by the L.A. District Attorney

December 20, 2007  8:04 PM

Who’s sorry now? Comcast



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
apology, Technology

comcast.gif In 2007...


December 18, 2007  11:44 PM

Overheard: The ten most entertaining tech videos of 2007



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology, Video

editors_choice.gif I am proud to present the WhatIs.com Editor's Choice Award to our selections for the ten most entertaining tech videos of 2007. I apologize in advance if any of these aren't...


December 18, 2007  7:26 PM

Overheard: Erik MacGyver in the datacenter



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

cd_drawer.gif "I'd have to position the servers just right, somehow get the heights and alignment correct, and update the...


December 18, 2007  5:52 PM

Overheard: You know you’re a geek if you tattoo cables on your arm



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology, Video

[kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/lRkJh5lLZ5s" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /]


December 17, 2007  3:34 PM

Overheard: Merriam-Webster picks “w00t” as Word of the Year 2007



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

Merriam-Webster's #1 Word of the Year for 2007 based on votes from visitors to their Web site: 1. w00t (interjection) expressing joy (it could be after a triumph, or for no reason at all); similar in use to the...


December 17, 2007  2:41 PM

Overheard: Amazon will put your database in a cloud



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Amazon, Cloud, Database, Technology

stephen_shankland.gif "Amazon.com has begun publicly testing a third element to its online computing services: a...


December 14, 2007  1:00 PM

Overheard: How the US Army uses video games



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
gaming, military tech, Technology

americas-army.jpg "Gaming visualization may also unlock the key to the elusive holy grail of...


December 11, 2007  7:31 PM

Overheard: FCoE vs. iSCI — the final battle



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
FCoE, iSCSI, Storage, Technology

fibre-channel-labeled.jpg "Fibre Channel is to iSCSI what Beta is to BlueRay. FCoE is...


December 10, 2007  8:32 PM

Overheard: Secret dress code for programmers



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
humor, Programming, Technology

alan_cox.gif "Holy crap. Alan Cox and Richard Stallman must have been long lost brothers." Justin Etheredge,


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