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Algorithms[edit]

Computer books[edit]

Widget toolkits[edit]

Computer architecture[edit]

Computer languages[edit]

Early computer models/processors[edit]

Hardware[edit]

Human input devices[edit]

  • text-entry device - computing - Technology is moving beyond mechanical keyboards for character entry into software systems; virtual keyboards, stroke recognition, etc. for non-alphabetic languages, other types of character entry are use; voice methods as well; overview article is needed (links to keyboards, etc.; Codwiki (talk) 15:11, 14 June 2012 (UTC)
  • Kinect 2.0

Displays and screens[edit]

  • List of Reference Design display adapters - Vendors often start with reference design from ATI or NVIDIA but quickly turn to their own designs. It's really frustrating to try to find reference design cards.

Memory devices[edit]

Macronix is a manufacturer of rom memory. www.macronix.com

Unsorted[edit]

  • A4tech - company that makes PC peripherals
  • AJ-100 - direct execution processor for java
  • Apacer Technology Inc. - company which makes Memory modules, Flash drives and other computer hardware; [28]
  • Apple Media Wall - Apple 3x8 feet multi-touch computer
  • Asrock M8 - barebones computer system
  • Bridging chipset - chipsets used to adapt eSATA hard drives to Firewire, USB, etc. Discuss faster/slower chipsets i.e. Oxford, Prolific, etc. and why they are so. [29] [30]
  • BTTV - Analog V4L capture card BTTV based tuners
  • BBWC - Battery Backed Write Cache
  • C-Tick - common certificate mark for electromagnetic interference
  • CAMLINK - digital video (frame grabber) interface
  • Conductive Pen - silver pen used for circuit boards
  • Front Panel Audio - two most common types are onboard AC97 and Azalia from Realtek. The problem is that the PC case connector descriptions always differ from m/b description, which is rather confusing. An article about existing case FP types, m/b FP types and their correlations would be good.
  • Hardware/software co-design - [31]; exploiting the integrated design of hardware and software created in parallel
  • Holographic System - Queens University's "TeleHuman System"; see May 10, 2012, article, "Get Ready for Star Wars-Style Holographic Chat", at [32]; and the authors' paper at [33]
  • IPC-A-610 is a workmanship standard for the manufacture of electronic assemblies There are three classes, class III being the most stringent, such as for life support and mission critical systems; [34]
  • Jacinto (Microprocessor) OMAP-based automotive processors. [35]
  • Keepod Operating system and personal storage on a USB thumb drive, for $7. Brings computing to the masses. Plugs into any computer. [36] and [37].
  • Kaveri (APU) An AMD microprocessor released January 2014.
  • LRDIMM - "load reduced" DIMM; [38]
  • Madd Electronics Group - Romanian company of hardware distribution; [39]
  • Mica2 Motes - Wireless Sensor Network; [40]
  • Micro Solutions Backpack - external CD-ROM drive
  • Multi channel data link - [41] (page 2.5)
  • mycpu TTL processor - processor and complete 8 bit computer system. a "do it yourself" computer, in a manner uncommon amongst computer enthusiasts since the 1970s; [42]
  • Oregon State Wireless Active Learning Device - ultra-mobile PC created by Oregon State students for Oregon State students as a platform for learning device for computer science and ece; [43]; [44]; [45]; [46]
  • Personal Security Environment (PSE) - type of user authentication often using a digital certificate; [47]; [48]
  • powder display, more exactly quick response liquid powder display or QRLPD – roughly an e-paper variant developed by Bridgestone (and produced by Hitachi)
  • Quad small form factor pluggable - apparently some sort of digital connector used in Infiniband and storage applications, often abbreviated QSFP; there are about 24,000 results for it on Google ([49]); it is notable to the extent that lots of very high end hardware seems to employ the connectors in applications and handling data in ways that are not immediately obvious to the uninitiated
  • Secondary Precharge Transistor - domino logic charge sharing trick
  • SecureDisc - feature on many LG brand DVD writers
  • self-tending drive doors - mechanisms on Dell's XPS 700 computer
  • SmartQ 7 - tablets (aka MIDs) created by SmartDevices. As mobile computing becomes ever more important, these devices are notable because of their inexpensiveness and stance of open technology. They also represent increased efforts by firms in China to enter the embedded-linux market. References to these wikipages already exist from the Portable Linux Devices page.
  • Virtual Extended Bus - some type of physical storage bus extension to PCI-X present on certain high-end Xeon motherboards: uses the acronym VXB
  • Yubikey One-Time Password generator. Used by a few companies like Mt. Gox and can be used with KeePass via a plugin. Seems reasonably well known. Their press page has a lot of articles listed.
  • Wavescalar modern research dataflow processor
  • Way prediction - reducing conflict misses in a cache Socket M AMD processor
  • Wireless Networks Cable - Low Loss Cable varieties and appropriate usage
  • Worldisk - hard-disk supplier; Remanufactured or relabeled Fujitsu??
  • xpsport - new port format?

The Internet[edit]

  • 12secondstv - [50]; [51]
  • Agora (Nomic) - as mentioned in Nomic this game has the distinction of having been running since 1993 (rather early, in Internet time) and is obviously rather special in the world of Nomic. [52]; description from semi-outsider perspective on [53] (cf. ?Alternate reality game)
  • allyve - big German internet SSO[clarification needed] startpage, [54]; [55]; Handelsbatt (German)
  • Amazon test Drive - web application provided by amazon for testing android apps directly in browser.similar tool is pieceable for ios apps; [56]; [57]
  • AVING - news company; specializes in global electronics reporting that ranges from brands, trade shows and mobile and multimedia; [58]
  • Blingee - [59];
  • Coding for a Cause - a movement of open-source technology advocates supporting not-for-profits by building them websites for free; [60]; [61]
  • CometBird - browser; [62]; [63]
  • Dpadd - [64] Social Networking Website for Gamers
  • eduladder - Eduladder is a group of peopels belives education should be free and accessable for every one and they designed a web application called openlearning system which is available in [65]; [66]
  • Flokit - web application for boosting a Twitter account by targeting a particular set of users, using personalized campaigns; [67]
  • Grepolis - A browser-based strategy game set in ancient Greece with over 200,000 active users. From Innogames, the creators of The West and Tribal Wars. [68]
  • Link Management Protocol - a link management protocol (LMP) that runs between a pair of nodes and is used to manage traffic engineering links (from RFC 4204)
  • Log-in / Log-on Loop - Where successful attempts at logging in to a website / webpage with a user name and password results in being returned to the initial log-in request. Can also encompass initial log-in privileges, with privileged results as account information; but returning to the initial log-in request when delving into a deeper subsection of log-in privileges (i.e. initial privilege: "My Account", subsection privilege: "My Account/Billing Information"). (One example: [69])
  • MaidSafe (software libraries) -- A suite of Dual Licensed libraries in c++ that implement a fully distributed network and serverless network akin to a darknet. [70] [71] [72] [73]
  • Midwest Internet Cooperative Exchange (MICE) - non profit internet exchange oint in Minneapolis, MN; [74]
  • Naviance, Inc. - division of Hobsons, which is a subsidiary of DMG Information, which in turn is part of the Daily Mail and General Trust plc; [75] (Naviance Corporate Website)
  • Naviance Succeed - features a survey builder that reports statistical data about college acceptance rates, college admissions, rankings, college placement, school GPAs, admission criteria, etc.; [76]
  • Partly Cloudy Technology - term created by Jeff M. White, Robert Linton and Colleen Rudio, about having a balance between cloud computing and local computing; primarily focused upon protecting the users software and data under any disaster or technical failure; [77]
  • Paymo Time Tracker - a popular free time tracker, went to do a background check on Wikipedia but there's nothing here. i found it mentioned on a bunch of sites and blogs; [78]; [79]
  • Roccat Browser - Popular browser for Mac (Intel and PPC) and iOS; [80]; [81]; [82];[83]; [84]; [85];[86];[87];[88];
  • Spam404 - An internet abuse report platform which allows it's users to report abusive content such as phishing, spam and survey scams. Spam404 have already helped remove thousands of articles of abuse from leading internet websites such as YouTube, Weebly and SlideShare. MyWOT, URLVoid and Scamvoid use the blacklist provided by Spam404 [89]; [90]; [91]; [92]; [93]
  • Svtble - minimalist, invite-only blogging platform; [94]; [95]; [96]
  • Tower of Babble BBS - Milwaukee, WI, Online Data Systems BBS, and Metro Big 10/Big 12 BBSes; notable BBSes (see Archives:BBS Addition (Dec 2008)
  • WOMBAT - A Usenet-era acronym for a process or programming task that is so overcomplicated, trivial, or otherwise devoid of usefulness to not be worth the speaker's time to implement. Frequently applied to work done for governmental agencies. [97]; [98]; [99];
  • xRTML - (Extensible Real Time Markup Language) New markup language based on HTML that allows developers to add real time to their websites; [100]; [101]; [102]
  • Yahoo! Profile - in 2008 Yahoo introduced a new universal Yahoo! Profile replacing Yahoo! 360 Profiles and other types of profiles used throughout Yahoo!'s products; the use of "adult" profiles was discontinued at that time; [103]
  • YoungWeBBuilder - website aimed at helping young-web developers; [104] [105]; [106]

People[edit]

A–L (by last name)[edit]

M–Z (by last name)[edit]

  • Varun Mittal - programmer in web scripting and action scripting; known to have programmed the Amazon Web Services implementation for Tekmedia, a product of Tekriti Software; [119]; [120]
  • Gustavo Moya - ixaya.com open-source community sponsor and foundator; [verify notability]
  • James J. Odell - expert in information engineering; developer of object-oriented development method known as Martin/Odell Method; chair of OMG's UML task force [121]
  • Michael Osinski - former owner of software company that handled mortgage issues that caused crash; wrote Washington Post op ed; lots of articles exist about him
  • George J Padayatty - expert programmer; honored by Chennai IIT
  • Tyler Pitchford - o-founder of the Azureus Bittorrent Client; computer-security expert; appellate attorney; lecturer on both computer and legal issues; [122]; [123];[124]; [125]; [126]; [127]; [128]
  • Rama Chellappa - Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Maryland College Park. Prof. Chellappa is a leading researcher in computer vision and pattern recognition and his work has had significant impact on the field.
  • Dave Small (computer scientist) - creator of the Spectre GCR, an Apple Mac emulator for the Atari ST series of computers
  • Marc Sokol - author of Realia Cobol; VP at Computer Associates; [129][verify notability]
  • Daniel Spiewak - American software developer; based in Wisconsin; he has worked with Java, Ruby, Scala, SQL, C and C++, ML, and half-a-dozen experimental languages; his current open-source endeavor is the ActiveObjects ORM, which seeks to be a more intuitive and lightweight database access layer than existing Java solutions
  • Randy Ubillos - video editing pioneer; developed Adobe Premiere and Final Cut Pro
  • Dinesh C Verma - about his works on peer-to-peer architecture
  • William Volk - Co-founder/CEO of several gaming companies and creator of several well-known games.[130][131]
  • Steve Ward (computer scientist) - computer scientist at MIT
  • Greg Wiggleton - creator of the services such as Simple URL, Simple Image, and a forum site called ZeNfA.net Forums
  • Christopher P. Yarger - freelancer; founder of IT Systems; contributor to open-source software
  • Abhay K. Parekh-inventor of Generalized Processor Sharing, co-Founder of Fastforward Neworks, Adjunct Prof at Berkeley, highly cited researcher. http://www.tecknowbasic.com

A–M[edit]

N–Z[edit]

  • OCR Research Team - group of CAPTCHA crackers
  • OSSCube - US-based company offering open source training, consulting and development services, specializing in healthcare, education, sugarcrm, drupal and php development services; [166]
  • Oxxbowz United Feelings
  • PaloAltoNetworks - firewall company; [167]
  • ParcPlace Systems - smalltalk company
  • PeepCode - company specializing in providing video tutorials for advanced and professional web developers; [168]
  • PuppetLabs - company sponsoring the development of Puppet open source configuration management software; formerly known as Reductive Labs
  • Quad D Robotics Innovative Inventions - a curriculum and course at Moanalua Middle School founded by Mr. Robert E. Walker, and educator, that simulates real-world, real-life, work place awareness, while focusing on applicable uses of robots while integrating student creativity and CORE Ethical Values.
  • Rosedu (Romanian Open Source Education) - open-source organisation from Romania
  • Sambreel - San Diego, CA-based software company; received substantial media coverage for its browser add-on products; in 2011,received mainstream television, newspaper, and online coverage for its products Drop Down Deals, PageRage, and OverApps; in late 2011, substantial media attention focused on a disagreement between the company and popular social network website Facebook about the operations of its product, PageRage; [169]
  • Security Certified Program – company that issues the SCNS, SCNP and Security Certified Network Architect professional certifications.
  • Selskabet for Rationel Almen Planlægning [[170] - Danish organisation that is the source of many locale definition files at the GNU C Library; their home page does not say much about them; the locale definition files refer to them as RAP, which is quite hard to decrypt
  • Service Strategies Corporation – company that issues the Service Capability & Performance standards.
  • Shareware Industry Awards Foundation
  • silex labs - non-profit organization; based in France; dedicated to open source web applications; official maintainer of Silex, [171]; Oof and Flog; offers open-source projects to help with their communication; [172]
  • Software Tools User Group - organization focused on a the development of license-free, UNIX-like utilities and system calls, written in Ratfor and Pascal
  • Softwrap - UK-based company; offers DRM technology to developers
  • Sumerge- Egypt-based software-development company; specializes in developing, customizing and integrating business and technical software solutions and services to clients worldwide
  • SKGOLD Hosting - Canadian-based web-hosting company; [173]
  • Shockley Transistor Company - there exists an article on the Shockley Semiconductor Laboratory, but not a wikified article on the business organization behind the lab. This business and its employees was the start of Silicon Valley, so it definitely should have a good quality article.
  • StartupBus - annual competition in America and Europe where a team of strangers have to create a tech startup on a bus, of which 500 people have done so to date; extensive online media coverage (tech blogs such as TechCrunch and Wired, The Huffington Post, Time, etc.) with television and newspaper coverage as well
  • Tangible and Embedded Interaction - international conference on tangible and embedded interaction; [174]
  • The Bureau of Internet Accessibility - provides a revolutionary tool for businesses that allows for an easy way to create website accessibility for Section 508, WCAG requirements; [175]
  • Tyler Technologies - Tyler Technologies is an American corporation headquartered in Plano, Texas and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange; [176]
  • Wang Zhidong- Sina.com's former CEO and President and founder; [177]
  • Webteh - Slovenian software company that produces BS.Player
  • Wireless Innovation Alliance - coalition of companies, organizations, and advocates working to unlock the potential that lies inside the "White Spaces" of our television spectrum; [178]
  • Ufanet - Russian Internet service provider; Ufa city, Bashkortostan; [179]
  • VoiceThread; [180]
  • Zvents - event search company powering most of newspaper industry

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Operating systems[edit]

  • Ulux Linux - Enterprise Operating Systems Website - www.ulux.tk;
  • AV Linux - Debian Distro specifically for multimedia needs; [181]
  • Blackbuntu - Ubuntu base distro for Penetration Testing with GNOME Desktop Environment; being built using the Ubuntu 10.10; [182]
  • CMX RTOS - adding links CMX, RTOS, CMX RTOS
  • Circle Dock - circular dock (open source) for Windows platform; [183]
  • DoudouLinux - [184]; system targeting young children; aims at making computer use as simple and pleasant as possible; while also making computer use more accessible to all children on earth, without discrimination; [185]
  • EYRX - [186]; real-time operating system by Eyring Corporation
  • Init scripts - topics on scripts in /etc/rc.d on a Unix/Linux OS, naming conventions, how to create one, etc.; [187]
  • Lighthouse Linux - a CD-based distro designed for speed, simplicity and lightness; currently at version 0.0.1; [188]
  • LXLE Linux - LXLE is a remastered version of Ubuntu/Lubuntu LTS releases, using the LXDE desktop interface. LXLE provides a complete drop in and go operating system coupled with style, speed and capability. It's light on resources and heavy on functions. [189] [190] [191] [192] [193] [194] [195] [196] [197] [198] [199] [200] [201] [202]
  • Mac OSX 11 - [203]
  • Paranoid Linux - a distro designed for privacy and security, that "assumes that its operator is under assault from the government ... and it does everything it can to keep your communications and documents a secret."; [204] -- Update: Cite given ( paranoidlinux.org ) is dead/parked as of this date. Fnord. -- 201.37.230.43 (talk) 16:05, 1 July 2009 (UTC)
  • PicUntu - http://ubuntu.g8.net/
  • RTOS-UH Real Time Operating System-University Hannover using a DIN 66253-2 language called PEARL. The article is locked, because it was deleted sometimes ago; [205]; we are talking about a real operating system, and not vaporware
  • RuggedOS- mission-critical operating system developed and deployed (in, among others, SCADA applications) by Ruggedcom, a Siemens subsidiary; has recently been criticized and targeted by many articles for the undocumented presence of a backdoor and an embedded private key
  • TOSS Linux - Popular all new Linux Distribution being developed entirely by CSE Dept of Thiagarajar College of Engg. aiming Engineers and developers; [206]
  • ubnhd2 - ARM-compiled and Ubuntu-based Pentest OS for the HTC HD2 phone; [207]
  • Windows Research Kernel - Windows kernel source code for research
  • wattOS - A lightweight Linux operating system remastered from the core Ubuntu Linux build. It focuses on a small footprint, low power, and a simple interface that you can easily add just about anything. [208] [209]
  • Zorin OS - An Ubuntu-based operating system with functionality and appearance similar to Microsoft Windows 7 [210]

Programming[edit]

Protocols[edit]

  • U-SNAP - a standard (ANSI/CEA-2045) that enables any HAN (Home Area Network) or DR (Demand Response) standard, present and future, to communicate with utility systems, energy gateways or other devices within the home. Source of information: [242]. From Wikipedia I learned that after the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show, a lot of press coverage was given to fundamental changes about to hit the digital world to include digital home technology (also known as home automation). This could very well require a need to establish standard protocols such as U-SNAP. Wikipedia has a substantial article on the "Smart meter" and "Home automation" but no mention of U-SNAP is made. An alliance, called the U-SNAP Alliance, has been formed and according to [243], is gaining support from "Smart Grid" stakeholders worldwide, including utilities, metering suppliers, device manufacturers, industry consultants, and regulators. A Wikipedia article has been written for "Smart grid," but it does not mention U-SNAP.
  • OpenId Connect -- a distibuted authentication protocol which replaces OpenID 2.0 and is on onboard by Microsoft, ]Salesforce, twitter, facebook, and Google
  • IP/LDP — an alternative to AppleTalk that some printers can use instead of that; it is still supported by OS X even though AppleTalk isn't, I think…

Real-time computing[edit]

Searching; search engines[edit]

  • DASL or DAV Searching and Locating - a protocol for searching WebDAV repositories; [244]
  • Entireweb - one of the largest crawler-based, second-tier search engine
  • FuzzFind - www.fuzzfind.com - web meta search mashup; combines the leading search engines (Google, Bing, Yahoo) and social bookmarking sites (del.icio.us), with personalizable results; [245]; [246]; [247]
  • Google privacy policy (or new Google privacy policy) – an expansion of Google#Privacy with an emphasis on the historical evolution of the policy, and on what neutral, third-party sources say about the changes to Google's privacy policy that are scheduled to take effect March 1, 2012?
  • Mojeek - largest crawler search engine in the UK, so along with Gigablast and Entireweb should have a page, also considering there are so many meta-engines listed then the few true crawler ones out there definitely should, shouldn't they?
  • people search - the process of searching for people, a class of vertical search engine that specializes in searching for people
  • Reverse SEO - combination of SEO and online reputation management; while a positive topic is written on, the negative topic is basically optimized via unethical black hat tactics in order to lead to a ban
  • search portal
  • search2.net - search engine; based on opensource software nutch; online since 2009
  • site search - a service for finding information on a specific site; for example, the search in Wikipedia is a site search, working only on the information in wikipedia.org; site search engine is a big class of search engines, that should be right next to web search engine and probably even before enterprise search in the listing of search; [248]; [249]; [250]
  • Soovle.com - search suggestions from the major providers on the net; provided in a visually appealing fashion; first site to focus on helping the user get to the best search terms; [251]; [252]; [253]; [254]; [255]; [256]
  • Speedy Spider - from Entireweb; apparently a large Swedish search engine; purpose?
  • Video search engine optimization (VSEO)
  • Zeerch Search Engine - a search engine that doesn't keep records of your search, founded by Larry Risser and Jamie Whitney [257] zeerch logo is like a small lizard, advertising is 70% less than other search engines.

Security[edit]

See Wikipedia:WikiProject Computer Security

A–M[edit]

N–Z[edit]

From RFC[edit]

User:Pastore Italy pointed out that RFC 2828 defines industry-standard terms and requested that Wikipedia have coverage for them. Some of the blue links below may be to pages that don't reference the computer security meaning; these should be checked and changed to something like "Term (computers)" if necessary. Some might just need redirects.

Software[edit]

A-B[edit]

C–D[edit]

E–F[edit]

  • Encoding.com - Encoding.com, is the world’s largest video encoding service, powering video transcoding for 3,000+ leading companies across media and entertainment, eLearning, retail, telecommunications, lifestyle and advertising. Blending an affordable SaaS model with sophisticated integrations on public and private cloud computing platforms, Encoding.com enables publishers and developers to instantly scale without expensive infrastructure investments. Encoding.com supports all popular broadcast, IPTV, web, and mobile formats, accelerating processing for optimized delivery to every device. With more then 60 million successful encodes, Encoding.com is the only cloud media service to offer an SLA for performance, so its customers can focus on what they do best. Encoding.com is headquartered in San Francisco, CA with offices in Aspen, CO and St.Petersburg, Russia. For the latest news from Encoding.com, follow them on Twitter https://twitter.com/encodingdotcom.
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Disk Formatters - general

G–J[edit]

K–L[edit]

  • LPMT http://hv-a.com/lpmt/?page_id=51 - we are working on a free software video tools manual and I found there is no page or mention of this projection software. Given that there will be a task and case study published soon it would be great for there to be a Wikipedia page.

M–N[edit]

O–P[edit]

Q–R[edit]

S[edit]

T-V[edit]

W-Z[edit]

Software engineering[edit]

Storage[edit]

  • DVD +R/-R comparison WP is long overdue for an article on this. They seem to have their own separate pages now, which are biased to each format.--207.216.196.118 (talk) 19:25, 12 April 2012 (UTC)
  • Punctured Stripe in RAID Arrays - Topic surrounding a specific type of fault that can occur to RAID arrays causing them to fail.
  • SFSZ - Disk format, Used by Netgear SC101. What is it and how is it used? Its this.ZFS Solaris's new file system, which is used by several other OEMS as its new and very efficient.
  • TapeAlert - A standard for tapes, autochangers, libraries used for diagnostics and health (see tapealert.org)

File formats[edit]

Databases[edit]

  • Eloquera Database - [558], article about Eloquera Database - a native object database for .NET environments; and Eloquera Cloud based on Eloquera Enterprise Database.
  • List of serverless database management systems -- there should be a page listing database management systems that don't use a server-client model such as Sqlite.
  • quasardb - [559], article about quasardb, "a distributed, high-performance, associative database designed from the ground up for the most demanding environments."
  • Rdb/ELN - VAX Rdb/ELN [560]
  • OracleDBConsole - Would like info about this and other services of Oracle DB's.

Theory and theorem[edit]