natural language processing (NLP)

natural language processing (NLP)

Natural language processing (NLP) is the ability of a computer program to understand human speech as it is spoken. NLP makes it possible for an artificial intelligence (AI) program to receive conversational input,… more

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September 12, 2017

Bayesian statistics

Bayesian statistics is a mathematical approach that applies the rules of probability to combine sample data with prior, or existing, information. Employing both prior and sample information, Bayesian statistics aims to update… more

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September 11, 2017

air gapping (air gap attack)

Air gapping is a security measure that involves isolating a computer or network and preventing it from establishing an external connection. For example, an air gapped computer is physically isolated and incapable of… more

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September 7, 2017

on-demand computing

on-demand computing

On-demand (OD) computing is an increasingly popular enterprise model in which computing resources are made available to the user as needed. The resources may be maintained within the user’s enterprise, or made available by a… more

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September 6, 2017

Zuma Rock: An abode of forgotten deities

Zuma Rock: An abode of forgotten deities

The magnificence of Zuma Rock cannot be described with words. In its presence, the smallness of man is made apparent.

With a height of 725 metres (2,379 ft)… more

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September 6, 2017

enterprise content management (ECM)

Benefits and importance of ECM

ECM provides a centralized platform where content can be held and disseminated in a manner that meets regulatory compliance requirements and risk management guidelines. An ECM achieves… more

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September 5, 2017

internet meme

An Internet meme is a cultural artifact that spreads rapidly, reaching a very large digital audience within a short period of time. Because internet memes spread through online communities much like a disease spreads through an offline… more

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September 5, 2017

Durbar: Northern Nigeria’s cultural treasure

Durbar: Northern Nigeria's cultural treasure

In the northern part of Nigeria lies two epic cities, Kano and Katsina, both famous for Durbar festivals.

The Durbar is celebrated at the end of Ramadan, Eid… more

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September 4, 2017

application containerization (app containerization)

Application containerization benefits and drawbacks

Proponents of containerization point to gains in efficiency for memory, CPU and storage compared to traditional virtualization and physical… more

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September 1, 2017

data governance (DG)

Data governance implementation

The initial step in implementing a data governance framework involves defining the owners or custodians of the data assets in the enterprise. This role is called data stewardship.

Processes must then… more

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August 31, 2017