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@reply

On the Twitter Web site, the @reply means a Twitter update (tweet) that is directed to another user in reply to one of their updates. A @reply will be saved in the user’s replies tab. Replies are sent either by clicking the ‘reply’ icon next to an update or typing @ username message (e.g., @user […]

racetrack memory

The Magnetic Racetrack Memory Project is in development by IBM’s Almaden Research Center. Informally called racetrack memory (RM), it is a non-volatile memory device that offers a storage density higher than solid-state memory devices with a higher read/write performance. The design is a racetrack concept where RM memory moves magnetic bits along nanoscopic “racetracks.” Racetrack […]

reputation-based security

An approach to system security that evaluates the reputations of the files and applications running on your PC on the fly. The security software tracks files and applications and dozens of their attributes including their age, download source, digital signature and prevalence. The attributes are then run through several complex algorithms to determine a reputation […]

row

In spreadsheets, rows are numbered horizontal groups of cells. Contrast with column, which are vertical rows of cells, usually identified by letters.

release candidate

Abbreviates as RC, a release candidate is a version of a program or software that is functional but not quite ready to be released to the consumer market. Often, glitches and issues with the software are known to the developer, and those issues need to be fixed before the developer releases the product to a […]

rule-based system

In computer science, a rule-based system is a set of “if-then” statements that uses a set of assertions, to which rules on how to act upon those assertions are created. In software development, rule-based systems can be used to create software that will provide an answer to a problem in place of a human expert. […]

rotoscoping

In 3D animation, rotoscoping is a technique that allows you to create animation that mimics live action video. For example, a live actor may be filmed doing a series of actions, and the animator would have the digital character mimic the actions of the human actor for a realistic animated scene. The rotoscoping technique was […]

recursive acronym

A type of acronym commonly used in the computer and technology industry that will reference a person, company or a product name in the acronym itself. Sometimes the acronym is created using another company or product’s acronym if it is a related development. Often, recursive acronyms are created from the egotistical or humorous nature of […]

related search operator

A Google search operator that allows a user to find websites similar to the site you specify in the search query. For example, related:www.definithing.com will provide a Google search engine results page (SERP) that lists Web pages and Web sites that are similar to

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) certification

The Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) is a certification you can earne to become a Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA). The RHCE certification shows that upi have demonstrated the knowledge, skill and ability required of senior system administrator responsible for Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems. Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) certification requires you to […]