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Digital Living Network Alliance

The Digital Living Network Alliance is a trade-association, which was established by Sony in 2003. As of 2011, over 250 companies are part of this organization. The idea of the association is to develop standards and technologies that make it pos ...

                                               

Digital rights management

Digital rights management is a way to make it difficult to copy music, movies, and computer programs. It is used to make people follow copyright laws. It works by using computer technologies. Many companies use DRM to protect their properties fro ...

                                               

Discrete cosine transform

A discrete cosine transform is a math process that can be used to make things like MP3s, and JPEGs smaller. It does this by breaking the sound or picture into different frequencies. One way to calculate a discrete cosine transform is to use the F ...

                                               

Doppler radar

Doppler radar uses the Doppler effect to measure the speed of targets. Radial velocity is how fast the target is coming towards, or going away from, the radar. The Doppler effect will shift the received frequency up or down, based on the radial v ...

                                               

Download

Download means getting information from another computer or server. The opposite of downloading is uploading, which is sending data to another computer. Usually we do not say "download" for a single web page. When we say we downloaded something, ...

                                               

DVD region code

DVD region information with regards to RCE from Home Theater Info Region Coding - Explanations & Help Archived 2010-09-21 at the Wayback Machine from The DVDCodes Source Amazon.co.uk DVD Regions guide

                                               

E-book

An electronic book is a book in digital form. E-books can be read on computers or other electronic devices such as e-book readers. E-book readers, such as the Amazon Kindle, the Kobo eReader and the Barnes and Noble Nook are devices which are ded ...

                                               

Echo sounding

Echo sounding is a way out measure the depth of the water. This is done by sending out sound waves, and measuring how long it takes for the echo of the sound to come back. The speed of sound in the water is known, so the depth can be calculated. ...

                                               

Electron crystallography

Electron crystallography is a method to determine the arrangement of atoms in solids using a transmission electron microscope. This method works in many cases where X-ray crystallography does not. The latter needs large 3-D crystals to work. Prot ...

                                               

Electronic commerce

Electronic commerce more well known as e-commerce consists of the buying or selling of products via electronic means such as the internet or other electronic services. This type of trade has been growing rapidly because of the expansion of the In ...

                                               

Electroplating

Electroplating is the coating of an object with a metal. It is done by immersing the object and a bar of the metal in a solution containing the metal ions. Electric current is then applied; the positive goes to the metal and the negative goes to ...

                                               

Emerging technologies

Emerging technologies are technologies that might change how technology currently is. These are mostly new but include older technologies that are not researched about. it means that it is cool

                                               

Engineer

Engineer is a person with a proper education in the field of engineering. The word engineer is derived from the Latin root ingenium, meaning "cleverness". Engineers design materials, structures, machines and systems while considering the limitati ...

                                               

Engineering

Engineering is the use of science and math to design or make things. People who do engineering are called engineers. They learn engineering at a college or university. Engineers usually design or build things. Some engineers also use their skills ...

                                               

Facebook

Facebook is a social networking service and website started in February 2004. It was built by Mark Zuckerberg. It is owned by Facebook, Inc. As of September 2012, Facebook has over one billion active users. Users may make a personal profile, add ...

                                               

Financial technology

Financial technologies are technologies which people use in financial services to help companies manage the financial aspects of their business. Nowadays fintech is the basis for all online transactions - money transfers, loans and more. Many tec ...

                                               

Firework

A firework is an explosive pyrotechnic device that is used mostly for entertainment. The most common use of a firework is as part of a fireworks display. Fireworks devices are made to have these four effects: They make noise, light, smoke, and so ...

                                               

Food processing

Food processing means the ways that are used to change raw ingredients into food so that they can be eaten by humans or animals. The food processing industry uses these processes. Food processing often takes clean, harvested or slaughtered and bu ...

                                               

Free-electron laser

A free-electron laser, or FEL, is a laser that produces a very bright beam of light. It is basically a super flashlight. It shares the same optical properties as conventional lasers such as emitting a beam consisting of coherent electromagnetic r ...

                                               

French Tech

French Tech is a French label awarded to metropolitan centers recognized for their ecosystem of startups, as well as a common brand that can be used by French innovative companies. The French Tech aims in particular to give a strong visual identi ...

                                               

Gas-filled tube

A discharge tube, or a gas-filled tube is an arrangement of electrodes in an insulated container, containing a gas. Very often, glass or ceramics are used as insulation. When there is enough charge on these electrodes, there will be an electric d ...

                                               

GitHub

GitHub is an online software development assistance and version control service. This platform uses Git. It is operated by GitHub, Inc. based in the United States. In January 2020, GitHub reported that they have more than 40 million users and mor ...

                                               

Global Positioning System

A Global Positioning System, also known as GPS, is a system of satellites designed to help navigate on the Earth, in the air, and on water. A GPS receiver shows where it is. It may also show how fast it is moving, which direction it is going, how ...

                                               

Google Drive

Google Drive is a cloud service created by Google. Users may store files on Google Drive so that they can store their files on the internet. Many users find it is convenient to put files on Google Drive because they wont have to worry about losin ...

                                               

Google Earth

Google Earth is a virtual globe program that was first called Earth Viewer and was created by Keyhole, Inc. It maps the surface of the earth by combining pictures taken by satellites and airplanes. There are also three-dimensional maps where you ...

                                               

Google Translate

Google Translate is a machine translation website from Google that can translate text between different languages. It can translate words, sentences, documents and web pages between any combination of more than 185 supported languages. It was lau ...

                                               

Graphical user interfaces and consoles

Computers can display information and let the user give commands to it using two methods: a command line interface or a graphical user interface. In a command line interface, the user types commands using the keyboard to tell the computer to take ...

                                               

Gristmill

A gristmill grinds grain into flour. Grist can refer to both the grain that has been separated from its chaff and to the ground grain. Most old ones are watermills. They typically have a waterwheel and from 1 to 3 stones for grinding, although so ...

                                               

Household hardware

For the computer term, see Computer hardware. Household hardware describes various things used mostly at home. Those things can be equipment such as fasteners, keys, door knobs, locks, hinges, latches, handles, wire, chains, tools, screws and mac ...

                                               

Human Connectome Project

The Human Connectome Project is a US-led effort to map the human brain. The HCP is a five-year project funded by the National Institutes of Health.On September 15, 2010, the NIH announced that it would award two grants: million over five years to ...

                                               

Hydroelectricity

Hydroelectricity is electricity made by generators that are turned by the movement of water. It is usually made with dams that partly block a river to make a reservoir of water. Water is released, and the pressure of the dam forces the water down ...

                                               

Inkpad

An inkpad is a small box that contains a pad of cloth or other material. It is impregnated with ink. A marker is pressed onto the pad, then onto paper. Any raised marks on the pad leave an impression in ink on the paper. Ink pads are used with ru ...

                                               

International Association for Mathematics and Computers in Simulation

The International Association for Mathematics and Computers in Simulation aims to establish communication between researchers on simulation such as numerical analysis. It is based in the United States and Belgium, with affiliates in other countri ...

                                               

International standard

International standard is a guidance made by international organizations to be considered and used around the world. The standard can be used directly or with small changes to suit the local conditions. International standard is used as one of th ...

                                               

International Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic, and Validated Numerics

International Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic, and Validated Numerics is an international conference about numerical analysis. It is held once in 2 years.

                                               

Interval arithmetic

Interval arithmetic is a specific type of computer arithmetic for intervals. It is mainly used for the automated detection of errors. There is a value, which isnt known exactly, but which can be given by an interval: the value is known to be insi ...

                                               

INTLAB

INTLAB is an interval arithmetic library using MATLAB. It is available in Windows and Linux, macOS. It was developed by S.M. Rump from Hamburg University of Technology. INTLAB was used to develop other MATLAB-based libraries such as VERSOFT and I ...

                                               

Japan Society for Simulation Technology

Japan Society for Simulation Technology is a Japanese counterpart of the International Association for Mathematics and Computers in Simulation. JSST aims to promote studies about simulation technology such as numerical analysis, validated numeric ...

                                               

Live-action

In movie and video, live-action is a work that is acted out by human actors, instead of animating the works as in the animated version of E. B. Whites Charlottes Web.

                                               

Master boot record

The master boot record is the first 512 kilobytes of a partitioned mass-storage device such as a hard drive. The master boot record gives the BIOS information on things like partitioning, file systems, location of the operating system, etc. Becau ...

                                               

Mathematics Genealogy Project

The Mathematics Genealogy Project is a web-based database for the academic information of mathematicians. It contains information on many mathematical scientists who contributed to research-level mathematics. The project entry includes PhD course ...

                                               

MATLAB

MATLAB is a programming language made by Cleve Moler from MathWorks. It was originally made for numerical analysis. But today, it is used in many areas such as:

                                               

Motorola 68000

The Motorola 68000 was a microprocessor created by Motorola in 1979. This microprocessor was used in the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis. It was a 16/32-Bit processor capable of running software. This processors successor was the Motorola 68010.

                                               

New York Coin

New York Coin is a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency and open-source software project released under the MIT/X11 license. Creation and transfer of coins is based on an open source cryptographic protocol and is not managed by any central authority.

                                               

Numerical analysis

Numerical analysis studies different algorithms to get approximations for problems of mathematical analysis. Approximations are used for the following reasons: There is a way to solve a problem using calculus. Getting an exact solution is impract ...

                                               

Numerical linear algebra

In the field of numerical analysis, numerical linear algebra is an area to study methods to solve problems in linear algebra by numerical computation. The following problems will be considered in this area: Numerically solving a system of linear ...

                                               

Numerical methods for ordinary differential equations

Numerical methods for ordinary differential equations are computational schemes to obtain approximate solutions of ordinary differential equations.

                                               

Numerical methods for partial differential equations

Numerical methods for partial differential equations are computational schemes to obtain approximate solutions of partial differential equations.

                                               

Password manager

A password manager is a computer program that stores passwords, and shows the passwords that are put or made in the password manager. They are used to make passwords and store passwords. This is usually used to store multiple passwords as a perso ...

                                               

Patent

A patent gives an inventor the right to stop other people making or using their invention. If someone makes or uses that invention without being allowed to, the inventor can sue that person in court to make them stop. The inventor can sell the pa ...