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Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a wide-ranging branch of computer science concerned with...

Hypervisor

A hypervisor, also known as a virtual machine motor or virtualizer, is...

SQL

What is SQL? SQL is a standardized query language for requesting information from...

Security Terms

Authentication

Authentication refers to the process of identifying an individual, usually based on...

SSL (Secure Sockets Layer)

Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is a protocol developed by Netscape for providing...

Endpoint Detection and Response...

Endpoint Detection and Response, or EDR, is a form of technology that...

Study Guides

Virtual Private Network (VPN) Study Guide

Companies and organizations will use a VPN to communicate confidentially over a public network and to send voice, video or data. ...

Computer Architecture Study Guide

Computer architecture provides an introduction to system design basics for most computer science students. This computer architecture study guide describes the...

Network Fundamentals Study Guide

Networking fundamentals teaches the building blocks of modern network design. Learn different types of networks, concepts, architecture and design. Networking fundamentals teaches computer science students...

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What Is Training Data?

Training data is used to increase the accuracy of machine learning algorithms...

GRC

Governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) refers to a company’s strategy for managing...

Roll Your Own Crypto...

Cryptocurrency has quickly become a...

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What are the Five Generations of Computers? (1st to 5th)

Reviewed by Web Webster Each generation of computer has brought significant advances...

List of Windows Operating System Versions & History [In Order]

The Windows operating system (Windows OS) refers to a family of operating...

How to Create a Website Shortcut on Your Desktop

Website Shortcut on Your Desktop reviewed by Web Webster   This Webopedia guide will...

What Are the 7 Layers of the OSI Model?

The Open System Interconnection (OSI) model defines a networking framework to implement...

Hotmail [Outlook] Email Accounts

Launched in 1996, Hotmail was one of the first public...

Multimedia Terms

FPS (Frames Per Second)

What is FPS (Frames Per Second)? 1. Short for frames per second, fps...

Optical Image Stabilization (OIS)

Optical image stabilization (OIS) is a camera component that compensates in real-time...

Common Intermediate Format

(n.) A video format used in videoconferencing systems that easily supports both...

Software Terms

ALM

Application lifecycle management (ALM) refers to the capability to integrate, coordinate and...

Remote Working Software

Remote working software is software that enables workers outside of a main...

Marketing Automation Software

Marketing automation software is an advanced platform designed to help marketers plan...

Review Guides

What Is Training Data?

Training data is used to increase the accuracy of machine learning algorithms with examples of desired and undesired outcomes. As a rule of thumb,...

GRC

Governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) refers to a company’s strategy for managing the issues of corporate governance, enterprise risk management (ERM), and corporate compliance...

Roll Your Own Crypto Mining Rig

Cryptocurrency has quickly become a digital alternative to state-backed traditional currencies thanks to distributed crypto mining rigs...

Machine Code

Machine code is the language of digital computers consisting of instructions expressed in a string of binary digits or bits read by the central...