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December 1, 2007  7:44 PM

What is IT? The first mouse



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

first-mouse.gif The mouse was invented by Douglas Englebart.

December 1, 2007  7:37 PM

What is IT? The first union protest to take place in Second Life



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

uniglobal_on_ibm_campus.jpg Read more about this virtual protest at virtual IBM.


December 1, 2007  7:36 PM

What is IT? The first Apple computer



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

first-apple-computer.jpg Learn more about this computer.


December 1, 2007  7:32 PM

What is IT? The One Laptop Per Child computer



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

one_laptop_per_child.jpg Read more about the OLPC initiative.


December 1, 2007  7:22 PM

What is it? Solid state flash drive



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
mods, Storage, Technology

What's the latest in urban chic? A flash drive mod, of course.

flash-drive.jpg Flash drive...


December 1, 2007  6:48 PM

What is it? It’s a datacenter in a box



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
DataCenter, Technology, Tour, Video

061017_project_blackbox_6ahmedium.jpg Read more about Sun's modular datacenter project or take the video tour...


December 1, 2007  2:46 PM

What is IT? Mobile point-of-sale terminal



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

mobile_pos.jpg The waitress can swipe your card right at your table with this Hypercom ICE mobile POS terminal with integrated printer


December 1, 2007  2:26 PM

What is IT? Data center floor puller



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology, What is IT?

floor-puller.gif In many data centers, cold air runs parallel to the floor under raised tiles. Matt Stansberry explains more in


December 1, 2007  2:21 PM

What is IT? Watercooling motherboard



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology, What is IT?

msi-hydrogen3b.jpg MSI's new HydroGen waterblock will be offered as a limited edition on some of its...


November 29, 2007  3:15 PM

Overheard: Citizendium has more problems than just a difficult name to pronounce



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

tim_lee.jpg "The question is whether there are multiple distinct niches that a single encyclopedia can't...


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