A U.S.-based satellite radio provider that currently offers subscribers 130 digital channels covering Music, Sports, News, Talk and Comedy. Sirius boasts 69 commercial-free music channels. Sirius programming is available in Canada, with services provided by Sirius Canada. Sirius and competing satellite radio provider, XM Satellite Radio, merged in 2007 to create a single satellite radio network in the United States and Canada.
- Six Sigma
A data-driven management philosophy developed by Motorola for eliminating defects, waste and quality-control problems in manufacturing. The basic idea behind Six Sigma is that if one can measure the amount of “defects” in a process, one can systematically determine how to eliminate them, getting as close to zero defects (i.e., perfection) as possible. In order […]
A type of cellphone virus that deactivates all links to your cellphone applications, including e-mail, IM, and calendar. It replaces all icons on your cellphone with images of skulls.
Skype is a computer program that can be used to make free voice calls over the Internet to anyone else who is also using Skype. It’s free and considered easy to download and use, and works with most computers. Once you download, register and install the software, you’ll need to plug in a headset, speakers […]
- Slackware Linux
Slackware Linux is a complete 32-bit multitasking UNIX-like system. It is currently based around the 2.4 Linux kernel series and the GNU C Library version 2.3.4 (libc6). It contains an easy to use installation program, extensive online documentation, and a menu-driven package system. A full installation gives you the X Window System, C/C++ development environments, […]
Slang term used to describe a link that has been posted on slashdot.org. Links posted on Slashdot typically drive a large amount of traffic to your blog or Web site.