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Is Technology Making People Lazy?

by Tina S | Dec 17, 2009
Technology helps to make life easier and better than past. In the last 50 years technology has undergone an amazing transformation.
The days when we had to go to the library to do research for a research paper, had to search for the morning newspaper to get the latest news, had to buy a stamp and put a check in an envelope to pay a bill or had to post letters to our loved ones to keep contact all are thoughts... »read more
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Working Principle of MPEG Player

by Derek Thompson | Sep 28, 2009
  Working Principle of MPEG Player   The job of MPEG is to take analogue or digital video signals and convert them to packets of digital data that are more efficiently transported over a network. Being digital it has the following advantages : Signal does not degrade... »read more
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Reflections on Trusting Trust

by Derek Thompson | Sep 30, 2010
To what extent should one trust a statement that a program is free of Trojan horses? Perhaps it is more important to trust the people who wrote the software.
TURING AWARD LECTURE by KEN THOMPSON   INTRODUCTION I thank the ACM for this award. I can't help but feel that I am receiving this honor for timing and serendipity as much as technical merit. UNIX 1 swept into popularity with an industry-wide change from central mainframes to... »read more
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Code for NFA Simulation

by Syeda Tasneem Rumy | Sep 12, 2009
Non-deterministic finite automaton
#include<iostream> #include<string> using namespace std; int state[3]={0,0,0,0}; char str[10]; //symbol     const int S=10; //number of states     const int N=4; void show(){     int j=0,q=0;    ... »read more
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A Comparative Study on the Performance of World Wide Web Search Engines

by Randy Trevor | Oct 20, 2009
Internet has emerged as the most powerful medium for storage and retrieval of information.
  WORLD WIDE WEB   The World Wide Web abbreviated as WWW or referred simply as the Web is a system of Internet servers that supports hypertext to access several Internet protocols on a single interface. Because of its features, and because of the Web's ability to work... »read more
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Excerpt from the article: 'How to be a Programmer' - Part 2

by Penelope Truce | May 31, 2011
By Robert L Read
  Chapter 2: Beginner (...continued  from http://www.conveylive.com/a/How_to_be_a_Programmer_1) 2.2 Team Skills Why Estimation is Important To get a working software system in active use as quickly as possible requires not only planning the development, but also planning the... »read more
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Overview of Expert Systems

by Randy Trevor | May 17, 2010
- A collection of software packages and tools used to develop expert systems
Can… Explain their reasoning or suggested decisions Display intelligent behavior Draw conclusions from complex relationships Provide portable knowledge   Expert system shell A collection of software packages and tools used to develop expert systems... »read more
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SATA

by Penelope Truce | Sep 28, 2009
SATA:   In computer hardware, Serial ATA is a computer bus technology primarily designed for transfer of data to and from hard disks and optical drives. It was designed as a successor to the legacy Advanced Technology Attachment standard (ATA). Serial ATA adapters and... »read more
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ATM-Asynchronous Transfer Protocol

by Derek Thompson | Sep 28, 2009
Properties: 1.   It supports cell relay and packet switch network 2.   It is a data link layer protocol 3.   It is a connection oriented technology 4.   It is designed for synchronous optical networking design 5.   It helps to implement low... »read more
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Mozilla aims to revolutionize Web layout with new Firefox font support

by Sandy Moore | Oct 22, 2009
IE currently tries to download all fonts on the page...
  One area of Web standards where both Mozilla Firefox (version 3.5.3 CRPI: 7.34) and Opera (version 10 CRPI: 6.38) have an edge over Google Chrome (build 3.0.195.25 CRPI: 15.85) is in the field of page-designated font rendering. It's where the code for the Web page specifies which... »read more
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