artificial personality (AP)

An artificial personality is a collection of characteristics, tendencies, behavioral quirks and backstory related to some AI simulation of a human, such as a chatbot or a digital assistant. Another implementation of… more

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March 9, 2018

federated identity management (FIM)

federated identity management (FIM)

Federated identity management (FIM) is an arrangement that can be made among multiple enterprises that lets subscribers use the same identification data to obtain access to the networks of all enterprises in the… more

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March 2, 2018

DNS redirection

DNS redirection is the controversial practice of serving a Web page to a user that is different from either the one requested or one that might reasonably be expected, such as an error page. Typically, an ISP serves an ad-based page,… more

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February 28, 2018

supply chain management (SCM)

supply chain management (SCM)

Supply chain complexity

The most basic version of a supply chain includes a company, its suppliers and the customers of that company. The chain could look like this: raw material producer, manufacturer, distributor,… more

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February 28, 2018

event-driven computing

Event-driven computing is a model in which programs perform work in response to triggering events. Event-driven programs may be used to automate systems and deliver services for end users or to automate processing in… more

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February 26, 2018

lemmatization

Lemmatization is the grouping together of different forms of the same word. In search queries, lemmatization allows end users to query any version of a base word and get relevant results. Because search engine algorithms use… more

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February 23, 2018

cloud storage provider

Consumer-based cloud storage providers

Most consumer-oriented public cloud providers offer free online storage with a capacity limit. Users can upload documents, photos and videos without paying until they exceed the capacity… more

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February 23, 2018

machine code (machine language)

Machine code, also known as machine language, is the elemental language of computers, comprising a long sequence of binary digital zeros and ones (bits).

Ultimately, the output of any programming language analysis… more

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February 22, 2018

validated learning

Validated learning is the attempt to prove that one is learning to build a sustainable product, product line or business. The purpose of validated learning is to ensure that mental efforts are not wasted on pursuits that will not… more

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February 21, 2018

MQTT (MQ Telemetry Transport)

MQTT (MQ Telemetry Transport)

How MQTT works

An MQTT session is divided into four stages: connection, authentication, communication and termination. A client starts by creating a TCP/IP connection to the broker by using either a standard port or a… more

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February 21, 2018