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December, 2007


December 3, 2007  9:17 PM

Overheard: Wikipedia and Creative Commons

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December 3, 2007  9:07 PM

Overheard: Data analysis

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steve_wadsworth.jpg "I usually pick the data that works for me and point to the rest and say,...


December 3, 2007  11:45 AM

Overheard: MOSS as a knowledge management tool

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

gavin-clabaugh.jpg When I wanted to build a knowledgebase, I turned to my preferred hammer,...


December 1, 2007  9:58 PM

What is IT? An HP buffalo chip

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

hp-buffalo-chip.jpg Chip designers used to sign their work with hidden graphics. I thought this one was especially clever. Each of the dots (chips) behind the buffalo...


December 1, 2007  8:04 PM

What is IT? A blade server with a SAN underneath

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blade_san.jpg There are 14 blades are two blade servers (with room for 12 more) and a SAN in this one clean-looking unit. Read more about the technology...


December 1, 2007  7:45 PM

What is IT? Tape library at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

tape_library.gif Learn more about the technology used at the Potsdam Institute for...


December 1, 2007  7:44 PM

What is IT? The first mouse

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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

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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

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


December 1, 2007  7:32 PM

What is IT? The One Laptop Per Child computer

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

one_laptop_per_child.jpg Read more about the OLPC initiative.


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