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Algorithms[edit]

Companies[edit]

A–M[edit]

N–Z[edit]

Compilers[edit]

Computer books[edit]

Computer architecture[edit]

Computer languages[edit]

  • AntLang - programming language inspired by APL using M-expressions
  • AsciiDots - An esoteric programming language based on ascii art. Uses simple characters to perform functions. [125]
  • Chameneos-Redux - program used to measure programming language processing efficiency
  • Common Workflow Language The open standards for describing complex data analysis tools and workflows made from them [126]
  • dylan.NET - new language for .NET and Mono; [127]; [128]; [129]
  • Edison (programming language) - minimalistic, block-structured, modular, real-time, multiprocessor language designed by Per Brinch Hansen; [130][131][132]
  • Eff (programming language) - Eff is a functional language with handlers of not only exceptions, but also of other computational effects such as state or I/O; [133]
  • EMC-SNAS EMC filesystem? EMC Scalable Network Accelerator in front of their storage?
  • G15 PMN (programming language) - G15 PMN is a "first-hand programming language", because its emphasis is as much direct relationship to data as possible. Programs are put in small cards, rather than files, and the programming style is vertical. The compilation method is similar to Forth and like Forth, it uses stacks but not heavily. Instead of objects it has "warps" (pointers). With its algorithmic network FCM, it can be used in robotics and for formal illustrations. Its platform is the concept of a minimal green Personal Computer with its own G15 CPU, which may run virtually on other types of PCs. Numerous apps incl games exist for it. [134]; [135]; [136]; [137]
  • Gura Programming Language - an iterator-oriented programming language; [138]; [139]
  • Juliar Programming Language - a free to use open source high level multi-platform semi-functional programming language and compiler that that runs on almost every platform; [https:/juliar.org]
  • kryonet - Java external libraries intended for networking
  • Kvikkalkul - the secret programming language of the Swedish Navy; [140]; [141]
  • Mathics - free computer system compatible with mathematica
  • Playbasic - powerful 2d programming language using the BASIC dialect; [142]
  • Quetzalcoatl (Programming Language) - A new dialect of Python created recently; [143]
  • ReasonML (Programming Language) - A new syntax and toolchain from Facebook powered by the battle-tested language, OCaml. Reason gives OCaml a familiar syntax geared toward JavaScript programmers, and caters to the existing NPM/Yarn workflow folks already know; [144]
  • WhizBase - WhizBase 5 is a hypertext pre-processor for Windows®-based web servers; [145]
  • Statistics using R - R is an open source programming language and software environment for statistical and graphics that is supported by the R Foundation for Statistical.

Hardware[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; [146]
  • Apple Media Wall - Apple 3x8 feet multi-touch computer
  • Asrock M8 - barebones computer system
  • Atomic swap - computer instruction used to provide atomic operations
  • 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. [147] [148]
  • BTTV - Analog V4L capture card BTTV based tuners
  • BBWC - Battery-backed write cache
  • Burroughs A20 - According to this they were interesting designs, possibly the first ever personal computers with PnP modular components. There is a passing mention in Burroughs Corporation.
  • Common certificate mark for electromagnetic interference
  • C-Tick
  • CAMLINK - digital video (frame grabber) interface
  • Charap's limit - The maximum density that can be stored on a magnetic hard drive using longitudinal recording. Contrast with perpendicular recording.
  • Flitchio - the first smartphone case with a built-in game controller. Website here
  • 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 - [149]; exploiting the integrated design of hardware and software created in parallel
  • Gorilla Glass 5
  • 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; [150]
  • Jacinto (Microprocessor) OMAP-based automotive processors. [151]
  • List of experimental computers - The History of computing articles are generally very cluttered and incomplete. A number of list articles could help with this, listing notable commercial or research machines in chronological order, then linking to the relevant articles. This should also allow the current articles to be tidied up with better-flowing prose.
  • Logitech Cyberman - 3D controller. [152] [153]
  • Madd Electronics Group - Romanian company of hardware distribution; [154]
  • Mica2 Motes - Wireless Sensor Network; [155]
  • Multi channel data link - [156] (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; [157]
  • Personal Security Environment (PSE) - type of user authentication often using a digital certificate; [158]; [159]
  • Pinch (Virtual Reality) (Virtual Reality phone case created by Cordon Media) (http://hellopinc.com/)
  • 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 ([160]); 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
  • Remix Mini - Mini Android PC created by Jide Technology that became the #1 most crowdfunded project on Kickstarter [161] to originate from China. [162]
  • Remix Ultratablet - PC productivity on an Android tablet created by Jide Technology.[163] Runs on Remix OS, a productive version of Android. [164]
  • Samsung Polaris Controller - AMD's Polaris architecture has an article; why can't Samsung's Polaris SSD controllers have one also? In general Samsung's SSDs are undocumented on Wikipedia.
  • 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
  • Sisterboard - a printed circuit board on an expansion board (also known as daughter board) of a computer's motherboard [165] (the answer by Kenneth Durham) [166]
  • 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.
  • SOHO devices (Small Office/Home Office)
  • Stream Processing Unit - don't know what it is exactly, otherwise I would create an article, right? It's something that can be inside graphics card but is a more general thing that might also be in other hardware, afaik.
  • Timeline of mobile computing: History of Mobile computing includes handheld computers like calculators, organizers, cellphones, PDAs, music players, video players, CD players, DVD players, game consoles, Smartphones, Tablets, etc.
  • Timeline of cloud computing: History of Cloud computing includes Servers technology, Internet technology, and storage technology. "Timeline of cloud computing" could be a sub-section in the "Timeline of mobile computing"
  • Virtual Extended Bus - some type of physical storage bus extension to PCI-X present on certain high-end Xeon motherboards: uses the acronym VXB
  • 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]

  • 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. [167]; description from semi-outsider perspective on [168] (cf. ?Alternate reality game)
  • AVING - news company; specializes in global electronics reporting that ranges from brands, trade shows and mobile and multimedia; [169]
  • Blob (Object Url) - a url-like string directly containing raw data of a file-like object viewable by a browser [170]
  • Brothersoft - a Softpedia-like download site [171]
  • Coding for a Cause - a movement of open-source technology advocates supporting not-for-profits by building them websites for free; [172]; [173]
  • Colistor - a web service that manages lists and collections to organize the information the user needs to remember everyday; [174]
  • Criminal Justice (Terrorism and Conspiracy) Act 1998 – An Act to make provision about procedure and forfeiture in relation to offences concerning proscribed organisations, and about conspiracy to commit offences outside the United Kingdom. [175][176]
  • Dpadd - [177] Social Networking Website for Gamers
  • Discovery engine - [178] Discovery engines are special type of search engines like Stumble Upon and Pinterest.
  • eduladder - a group of people who believe education should be free and accessible for everyone and they designed a web application called openlearning system. [179]
  • Explainer Web Site - A new type of web site/page making its appearance in 2014-2015 and often originating with various news organizations. These are sites that devote themselves to clear, often step-by-step and simple explanations of complex thoughts, ideas, processes and events. Examples include The Economist (http://www.economist.com/blogs/economist-explains/2014/06/economist-explains-3, The New York Times, Nate Silver's Fivethirtyeight. There's an article on the subject at Awl that also ranks quite a few such sites. [180]
  • Emotive Internet[181][http://www.pnas.org/content/111/2/646.full[
  • Floating browser – There is a whole category of mobile browsers, at least on Android, called "Floating browsers". Two of the most popular, among many others are "Flynx" and "Flyperlink". [182][183][184]
  • Flokit - web application for boosting a Twitter account by targeting a particular set of users, using personalized campaigns; [185]
  • 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. [186]
  • Hyper-G – A network protocol. [187]
  • 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)
  • List of countries by mobile Internet usage There are rankings about Internet, mobile phones but there isn't an article about usage of Internet mobile
  • 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: [188])
  • MaidSafe (software libraries) -- A suite of Dual Licensed libraries in c++ that implement a fully distributed network and serverless network akin to a darknet. [189] [190] [191] [192]
  • Mark of the Web (browser security feature) [193]; [194]
  • Midwest Internet Cooperative Exchange (MICE) - non profit internet exchange point in Minneapolis, MN; [195]
  • 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; [196] (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.; [197]
  • Netflix button - multiple different shortcut buttons for starting Netflix services - found on TV remotes and some other places
  • 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; [198]
  • 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; [199]; [200]
  • repl.it code hosting website similar to github
  • 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 [201]; [202]; [203]; [204]; [205]
  • Svtble - minimalist, invite-only blogging platform; [206]; [207]; [208]
  • Taubman v. WebFeats - A case about trademarks and intellectual property on the web, as mentioned in the short film Taubman Sucks and the website [209].
  • 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. [210]; [211]; [212];
  • Comparison of website change detectors - There are countless of sites and software for this, which would be quite useful an article that compares their characteristics. This could be a good starting point.
  • xRTML - (Extensible Real Time Markup Language) New markup language based on HTML that allows developers to add real time to their websites; [213]; [214]; [215]

Operating systems[edit]

  • Blackbuntu - Ubuntu base distro for Penetration Testing with GNOME Desktop Environment; being built using the Ubuntu 10.10; [216]
  • Circle Dock - circular dock (open source) for Windows platform; [217]
  • CMX RTOS - adding links CMX, RTOS, CMX RTOS
  • Criticism of Windows 8 - could include removal of start button, change to flat theme, etc.
  • DietPi - a highly customisable, high-performance minimal distro for the Raspberry Pi and other ARM SBCs; [218]
  • Distro Astro - a Linux distribution for astronomers; currently at version 3 (codename Juno); [219]
  • DoudouLinux - [220]; 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; [221]
  • EYRX - [222]; real-time operating system by Eyring Corporation
  • feren OS - A Windows and macOS replacement Linux distro based on Linux Mint (which is based on Ubuntu), featuring a theming engine capable of replicating the look of various versions of Windows and macOS, and a few Linux distros.
  • Gallium OS - A Linux distribution built for chrome books; [223][224][225][226][227]
  • Init scripts - topics on scripts in /etc/rc.d on a Unix/Linux OS, naming conventions, how to create one, etc.; [228]
  • Lighthouse Linux - a CD-based distro designed for speed, simplicity and lightness; currently at version 0.0.1; [229]
  • Linux 4.4 kernel- an operating system kernel that provides support for open-channel SSDs
  • Modern X - Linux Distro built to be modern; [230]
  • 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."; [231] -- Update: Cite given ( paranoidlinux.org ) is dead/parked as of this date. Fnord.
  • PicUntu - http://ubuntu.g8.net/
  • Pop! OS - A Linux distribution from the hardware vendor System76, that got born as a result of Canonical's decision to discontinue the development of Ubuntu desktop and to merge with the Ubuntu GNOME project. [232][233][234][235][236][237][238][239]
  • 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; [240]; 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
  • Security Onion - Linux Distro of security monitoring tools for networks; [241]
  • Techtocore Xplore OS - An robust Distro specifically customizable for the requested needs; [242]
  • Tock (operating system) - A security focused emedded operating system with support for kernel extensions and untrusted applications; [243] [244] [245]; [246].
  • TOSS Linux - Popular all new Linux Distribution being developed entirely by CSE Dept of Thiagarajar College of Engg. aiming Engineers and developers; [247]
  • ubnhd2 - ARM-compiled and Ubuntu-based Pentest OS for the HTC HD2 phone; [248]
  • Ulux Corporation - Enterprise Operang syting Systems and more. Website - www.uluxindustries.co.uk;
  • 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. [249] [250]
  • Windows Embedded Compact 2013 - Windows Embedded Compact 2013 is a real-time, small-footprint OS that you can customize to meet the requirements of your specialized device. [251] [252]
  • Windows Research Kernel - Windows kernel source code for research
  • Windows Temporary User Profile - A temporary user profile is generated when the user attempts login and Windows is unable to load the user's permanent (local) profile. Though the user's files are not deleted, he/she is unable to use them until the problem is fixed. [253]
  • Zorin OS - An Ubuntu-based operating system with functionality and appearance similar to Microsoft Windows 7 [254]

People[edit]

See also Wikipedia:WikiProject Women in Red/Computer science

A–L (by last name)[edit]

  • Ioannis Aslanidis - Gentoo developer, Bluetooth documentation for Linux, research proceedings, open-source developer
  • Rob Aspin – Director of Computer Science and Software Engineering, University of Salford [255][256][257][258]
  • Ibrahim (Abe) Baggili - Elder Family Endowed Chair of Computer Science and Assistant Dean at the Tagliatela College of Engineering - Cyber Forensics Scholar and Educator. First Arabic person to become a professor in Cyber Forensics, and first to establish a Cyber Forensics Research Laboratory in the Middle East. Founder and Co-Director of University of New Haven's Cyber Forensics Research and Education Group (UNHcFREG) [259][260]
  • Christopher Beales - founder of the ICTCLOUD community engagement & online portal business analysis; recognised for his contribution to open-source software as cost effective and viable solutions for not-for-profit organisations
  • Luciano Bello - Debian developer; discovered an epic fail in OpenSSL
  • Somenath Biswas - professor of computer science, IIT Kanpur; doctoral adviser of Manindra Agarwal; author of several papers and inventor of Agrawal-Biswas Identity Testing; interested in logic and theoretical computer science in general; invented the concept of 'solution preserving universal relations" and "NP Creative Sets" along with Manindra Agarwal; list of his papers and contributions can be found on DBLP; [261]
  • Kalina Bontcheva - leading natural language processing researcher; contributions in summarisation, social media; proposer and chief scientist of the Pheme project
  • Dan Brickley - highly influential in the development of Semantic Web specifications and author of FOAF
  • Patrick Brown (Youtuber) - A youtuber who is known for the game Minecraft and has recently reached over 7,000,000 subscribers in February 2016 on YouTube. He is married to Jennifer Brown and some of his most recent series include: The Crafting Dead, Epic Proportions: Season 9, and The Lucky Block Challenge Games. He was born on November 25, 1988.
  • Jared Burrows - Young Entrepreneur, Software Engineer and Android enthusiast in Orlando, FL who founded BurrowsApps. [262]
  • John W. Carr III - early pioneer, researcher, professor at the Moore School of Electrical Engineering
  • Steve Chamberlain - original programmer of Cygwin Cygwin#History
  • Stanley Charap - Recipient of IEEE award for discovering important physical limitations of existing magnetic hard drive technologies.
  • 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.
  • Shenchang Eric Chen - programmer, inventor of Virtual Reality camera;[263]
  • Mychilo Cline - Author of multiple books on the nature of virtual reality and its relevance to modern society.
  • William James Cody (died June 24, 2009[264]), numerical analyst[265], author of SPECFUN and other libraries
  • Comodohacker, which I misspelled as komodo hacker and that might make a good redirect.
  • Changyu Dong - lecturer in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at the University of Strathclyde; his research focuses on information security, more specifically trust and privacy management, applied cryptography, access control and policy-based management; before Strathclyde, he was a post-doctoral researcher in the Policy group at Imperial College London; he received my PhD and MSc from Imperial, BSc from Fudan University; also worked several years as a network engineer back in China
  • Maximiliano Firtman - programmer, author of many books from O'Reilly Media including "Programming the Mobile Web", "jQuery Mobile: Up and Running", "Mobile Web High Performance" and books in Spanish for Alfaomega Grupo Editor, he has written dozens of articles in specialized media, including .net Magazine, Smashing Magazine and more. He has been recognized as Adobe Community Professional, Nokia Developer Champion and BlackBerry Elite developer for his work helping the community, speaking at conferences and sharing knowledge. He is also well known in the mobile web community for finding bugs, hacks and non-documented features on mobile browsers.
  • Simon Foster - created the graphics for RollerCoaster Tycoon series, as well as Transport Tycoon
  • Sanjay Ghemawat - research scientist at Google and contributor to much of their core platform, among other projects; [[266]]. Responsible for: MapReduce, the Google File System, BigTable, and iCal. [267]
  • Mats Geier - Major developer of Linux Mint, known as "Husse"; recently deceased
  • Joseph Glickauf Jr. - computer-consulting pioneer; inventor of the Glickiac demo counter machine (a small-scale model to demonstrate the power of electronic computing); promoter/evangelist of business use of computers; [268]; [269]; [270]
  • Jaydson Gomes - Web developer and system analyst, speaking at conferences and co-founder of BrazilJS Foundation and BrazilJS Conference. Maintainer of JSRocks.org. Works focused on Front End Web Development.
  • Tyrone Grandison PhD - pioneering researcher in Trust Management and in Data Security & Privacy; IEEE Distinguished Engineer; ACM Senior Member; HIMSS Fellow; BCS Fellow; White House Presidential Innovation Fellow (2014-15); Deputy Chief Data Officer, US Department of Commerce (2015-16); 1st ever CIO, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, School of Medicine, University of Washington.
  • Saul Greenberg, PhD - influential and prolific researcher in human computer interaction; Fellow of ACM CHI Academy; inventor of Phidgets; professor, University of Calgary; [271]
  • Geoffrey Grosenbach - founder of PeepCode Screencasts and Ruby on Rails podcast; [272]
  • Ward Hale Mr. Ward "Logan" Hale of Tek Syndicate
  • Tam Hanna - online and offline journalist; covering handheld computers; said to also offer marketing advice to mobile computing companies; CEO of Tamoggemon
  • Brendan Hannigan - General Manager of IBM Security Systems (first to introduce cloud security); former CEO, Q1 Labs
  • Scott Hartley - Formerly worked at Google, Facebook, The White House, contributing author to "Shopping for Good", published by Mit_press. (Source: Bloomberg_TV).
  • Jalali Hartman - Entrepreneur, engineer and activist. Inventor of Social Velocity, The Conversion Index and the 2014 Global IP Champion for his work with opening access to artificial intelligence and robotics to the autism community.
  • Jonathan Heiliger - creator of Open Compute Project while VP of Infrastructure at Facebook; notable investor; board member of two publicly traded companies (DuPont Fabros Technology & Jive Software); TR35 recipient
  • David Helkowski - Software Engineer; known hacker; author of XML::Bare XML parser ( parser in various mainline Linux distros ). Suspect in UMD data breach ( multiple articles in major news sources about this ).
  • Val Henson - hacker of various kernel-space technologies; [273]
  • Andrew Henderson Internet nomad and founder of Nomad Capitalist
  • Joey Hess,[274] a software developer and former[275] Debian developer.[276] He is the original author of ikiwiki,[277] Alien, debconf, and (co)developer of various other software programs.(*) Frequent speaker at DebConf,[278] successful Kickstarter project,[279] his Palm Pre comments also made the news,[280][281][282] (*) He probably also (co)developed: git-annex, ikiwiki-hosting, debian-installer, debhelper, moreutils, myrepos, etckeeper, mpdtoys, tasksel, debmirror, github-backup, propellor, dpkg-repack, Words2Nums, pdmenu, filters, os-prober, devscripts, rootsync, nslu2-utils, jetring, ticker, shoop, apt-src, pentium-builder, perlmoo, TermStool, base-config, flashybrid, satutils, mooix, wmbattery, sleepd, pristine-tar, Kaxxt, bin, kong, acpi, sigprogs
  • Jürgen Höller - Spring Framework designer, developer, and front-man
  • Qiheng Hu - Led the National Computing and Networking Facility of China (NCFC) project team that brought the Internet to mainland China. Inducted into Internet Hall of Fame in 2013. [283]
  • Uday Ivatury - Collaborator on projects related to early internet connections, Bridge online, and more, with James Gleick, Bill Gates, and more. [284][285][286][287]
  • Christian S. Jensen - Temporal and spatial databases leader, ACM Fellow, collaborator with Richard T. Snodgrass, prof & lecturer [288]; chief ed of VLDB journal
  • M. Tim Jones - author ("GNU/Linux Application Programming", "Artificial Intelligence: A Systems Approach", "AI Application Programming", "BSD Sockets Programming from a Multilanguage Perspective", and "TCP/IP Application Layer Protocols for Embedded Systems"), and 60+ articles of which some are referenced in Wikipedia (Cloud Computing, BusyBox, Platform virtualization, O(1) scheduler, QEMU, Security-Enhanced Linux, Slab allocation, Journaling file system, Asynchronous I-O, Service Location Protocol, Stream Control Transmission Protocol, Linux startup process, etc.)
  • David R. Kaeli - computer scientist/engineer; research professor at NEU; in particular GPU computing; author Of "Heterogeneous Computing with OpenCL"; [289]
  • Jacqueline Kazil (Jackie Kazil) - data scientist, journalist, and software developer; Former Presidential Innovation Fellow; Wrote Data Wrangling with Python; Founder of the second Pyladies chapter, which turned PyLadies into a multi-org entity; Multiple award winning, high impact projects: Top Secret America, Congress.gov, and Geoq
  • James King (website developer) (a.k.a Jamesking56) - website developer; [290]; PHP programmer, sells software, does website development freelance; original owner and founder of HeroHost Hosting Company
  • Ryan Klimt (website developer) - website developer; [291]; PHP programmer, front and back end web development, aesthetically pleasing sites created with mobile-first ideology; does website development freelance; mobile game development on the side (Tapster)
  • Éireann Leverett (hacker and internet harm reductionist) Programmer, hacker, magician, magic historian, incident response trainer, with a focus on industrial systems and scada (famous MPhil on the subject), quality assurance, and security economics, Technical editor of a book on social engineering, Attended University of Edinburgh, and Cambridge, and has a famous moustache (in the hacking community).
  • Peter Löthberg - Swedish Internet patriarch and optical Internet guru

M–Z (by last name)[edit]

Programming[edit]

Protocols[edit]

  • Asymmetric Logical Unit Access - A SCSI standard widely implemented across mid-range storage arrays
  • BDLC (Burroughs Data Link Control)
  • BIP Bearer Independent Protocol ([360])
  • Data Center Bridging Capabilities Exchange Protocol - doesn't point to an actual independent article, only mentioned in passing in another article
  • DCMI - Data Center Manageability Interface: Defines standard interfaces to server management subsystems, specifically for data center servers. [361]
  • DDSIP Data Distribution Service/ Internet Protocol: A rewrite of DDS Data Distribution Service using TCP/IP sockets rather than RPC (Remote Procedure Calls).
  • Errlog Copy Service - an error logging service that runs on port 704/UDP
  • Ethernet alarm indication signal (EthAIS) - see Alarm indication signal
  • FIPA Contract Net Interaction Protocol - a minor modification of the original contract net IP pattern
  • Hypercat - a new (in June 2014) specification that effectively acts as an address book for data hubs holding information transmitted by net-connected devices [362]
  • 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…
  • JSON Web Encryption - "JSON Web Encryption (JWE) represents encrypted content using JSON-based data structures." [363] Related to JSON Web Token and JSON Web Signature.
  • K Sequence - [364]
  • MTFPT - Multicast Trivial File Transfer Protocol; A PDF available from Intel refers to a variant of the TFTP protocol as either MTFTP or MTFTP4. [365]
  • Network Access Bridge TO - a fusion of VOIP/SIP and HTTP, makes you able to create a direct http connection between a browser and a webserver even if both peers are behind a NAT or firewall etc.
  • Optical Signaling and Routing Protocol - (OSRP) [366]
  • Optical data unit - ODU?
  • Optical transport unit - OTU?
  • Poll and Select - Burroughs byte-oriented communications protocol
  • The ϕ(Phi) Accrual Failure Detector - [367]
  • Token Binding Protocol - A protocol that allows client/server applications to create long-lived, uniquely identifiable TLS [RFC5246] bindings spanning multiple TLS sessions and connections. [368]
  • 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: [369]. 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 [370], 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.
  • UUSee - a P2P TV proprietary software; [371]; used by CNC World (Xinhua's new English language TV channel at [372]); Spanish description here: [373]
  • Verified Email Protocol - looks like this is already getting renamed; [374])
  • Virtual Switching System - A VSS is network system virtualization technology that pools multiple switches into one virtual switch [375]
  • Windows Remote Management - Windows Remote Management (WinRM) is the Microsoft implementation of WS-Management Protocol. WinRM is in key role when managing Windows servers and clients with PowerShell. [376]

Real-time computing[edit]

Searching; search engines[edit]

  • DASL or DAV Searching and Locating - a protocol for searching WebDAV repositories; [377]
  • Entireweb - one of the largest crawler-based, second-tier search engine
  • FuzzFind - web meta search mashup; combines the leading search engines (Google, Bing, Yahoo) and social bookmarking sites (del.icio.us), with personalizable results; [378][379]; [380]; [381]
  • Findmyrice.com - largest global hospitality product and service search engine with global postcode filtering [382]; [383] [384] [385] [386] [387]
  • 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?
  • 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; [388]; [389]; [390]
  • 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; [391]; [392]; [393]; [394]; [395]; [396]
  • Speedy Spider - from Entireweb; apparently a large Swedish search engine; purpose?
  • Video search engine optimization (VSEO)

Security[edit]

See Wikipedia:WikiProject Computer Security

A–M[edit]

N–Z[edit]

Software[edit]

A–B[edit]

C–D[edit]

  • CashOrCard POS a full Electronic Cash Register / Point of Sale solution, built with omnichannel retail in mind. Free to download and install, all that is needed is a tablet (iPad or Android). Brings together integrated loyalty, full eCommerce integration and a globally-accessible dashboard to manage business performance... [456], [457], [458], [459]
  • Cetaris - Fleet maintenance and Enterprise Asset Management Software for fleet and fixed assets. [460], [461], [462], [463], [464], [465]
  • Chankast - Sega Dreamcast emulator, which seem to be the first and, although now unmaintained, has opened the way to other emulators like NullDC
  • Clock-on-Desktop - a tool to allow you to display analog and digital clocks on your desktop
  • Clock-on-Tray - a replacement for standard Windows tray clock; nominated for Epsilon Award 2010
  • Cloud System Booster - system maintenance & optimization tool based on cloud technology; all-in-one PC repair and system maintenance program; [466]; [467]
  • CoreCluster cloud (a platform for small and cloud computing installations, dedicated for devops and automated tests) [468]
  • Cyberfox - a web browser based on Mozilla Firefox,available for Windows. [469]
  • Codename24 - internet application suite [470];[471]. The article was nominated for speedy deletion some days ago
  • Coherent UI - a Graphical User Interface system, designed for real-time applications; [472]; [473]
  • Comparison of Android emulators - This article should include both those that are independent programs (like BlueStacks or YouWave) as well as those that can be run from a virtual machine (Android-x86) and others.
  • Comparison of file recovery utilities: a list already exists, just need a good comparison of its features.
  • Component Based Servicing - built into Windows Vista and later; [474]
  • Concerto signage - open-source digital signage software; started at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; [475]
  • Consoleworks - connects consoles together
  • CoolNovo - a Chromium-based web browser and enhanced edition of Google Chrome; [476]; [477]
  • Copywhiz - a flexible file copy program. It was formerly known as Piky Basket
  • Corel Home Office is a sleek new office suite for word processing, spreadsheets and presentation projects
  • Cryptix is a complete cryptography solution for macOS. [478]
  • CrazyBump is a program for making bumpmaps, normal maps and displacement maps from pictures.
  • CursorFX - a tool to create or apply existing cursor themes to change cursors
  • D-Pixed - image editor specializing in 256 color images; originally a Japanese program, it has been translated to English; [479]
  • Demantra - Oracle Demantra is a best-in-class provider of demand management, sales & operations planning, and trade promotions management solutions; [480]
  • Darcy Ripper - Darcy Ripper – Offline Free Website Downloader That Can be used by simple users as well as programmers to download web related resources on the fly.; [481]
  • DeepStack - The first computer program beating professional poker players in No-Limit Texas Hold'em Poker. [482];[483];[484]
  • DeskDeco - free wallpaper management software; [485]
  • DevelSoftware assembler x86-64 - freeware x86-64 assembler
  • Dyplo - a distributed, robust and failsafe embedded infrastructure enabling seamless software and FPGA integration including Linux API, FPGA infrastructure and partial reconfiguration management.; [486]; [487]; [488]
  • Dictator (software) - [489]; for on-screen reading of text files
  • Disco Project - erlang/python mapreduce+ framework; [490]
  • DNSKong - "is an Internet privacy filter, which uses simple text files. The program filters Domain Name Server requests on a local machine or home router. DNSKong comes in a version 1 with visual cues and version 2 w/o visual cues and more advanced configuration."; [491]
  • Dodontof - online text-based system
  • Dr.Explain - a help authoring tool which can automatically document application screens; [492]
  • Driver Genius Professional Edition - [493] a sound device manager and updater
  • eDexter - "is an Internet privacy filter-supplement, working with DNSKong, to reduce unnecessary & unwanted graphic-file downloading. The program speeds up web-page display by replacing remote images with smaller, local ones."; [494]

E–F[edit]

G–J[edit]

[559] [560]

  • ifupdown network interface manager for linux
  • Indigo-rose - software development tools; [561]
  • Indimile - Web-based project management / client engagement tool for freelancers; [562]
  • InfiniSQL - Free/Open Source Massively Scalable Relational Database Management System (RDBMS); [563]; [564]; [565]; [566]; [567]; [568]
  • iPDF - Some sort of definition would help readers understand articles where this term is used.
  • jDisk Report - java software to monitor disk usage
  • Jiangmin
  • Jinzora - PHP internet jukebox manager
  • JobTraQ - web-based task & workflow system; [569]
  • Jonas Construction Software Jonas Construction Software is a fully-integrated service and construction software solution, providing construction management, construction accounting, service management and project management solutions. [570]
  • Jpeg Resize - tool to resize JPEG images more easily
  • JSCAPE MFT Server - platform independent managed file transfer server
  • JuggleMaster - program written by Ken Matsuoka and Per Johan Groland, who converted it to C++, which displays an animated juggler juggling balls; [571]
  • JuMP (modeling language) - Julia for Mathematical Optimization is an Algebraic modeling language developed by the MIT Operations Research Center, for mathematical optimization embedded in Julia. It currently supports a number of open-source and commercial solvers for a variety of problem classes, including linear programming, mixed-integer programming, second-order conic programming, semidefinite programming, and nonlinear programming [572] [573];
  • Justis (software) - Database of Case law. First ever to provide PDF's online and contains exclusive online worldwide content. Similar in form to Westlaw. ; [574]

K–L[edit]

  • Kangas Sound Editor - An open-source Java program for creating music and sound-effects from scratch, by specifying harmonics and inharmonics which are stored in a database; [575]; [576]; [577]; [578]
  • KillCopy
  • Kizoa - An online movie maker for the creation of videos and digital collages; [579]; [580]; [581]; [582]; [583];[584]; [585]; Lewell, John.Digital Photography for Next to Nothing: Free and Low Cost Hardware and Software to Help you Shoot Like a Pro. Wiley. 2010 pp. 213-214.
  • Kohana (web framework) - an open-source, object-oriented MVC web framework; [586]; [587]
  • Kontalk - A community-driven open-source encrypted messaging project de:Kontalk [588]
  • Konvertor - a file viewer/converter supporting conversion among 2483 3D, image, photo, animation, audio, video and text formats quickly and easily; nominated Epsilon Award 2010
  • Koteret-Lakoach-Nachas-Zefa - Hebrew for koteret = title, lakoach = client/customer, nachash = snake, zefa = viper. It is a name of a service window in Mercury Winrunner Web Add-In. WinRunner is a software testing tool. I think the particular module has been developed by somebody from Israel (Possibly by Dan Tsirlin).
  • LBackup - backup system aimed at systems administrators; [589]; [590]; [591]; [592]; [593]; [594]; [595]; [596] (mentions Lucid Information Systems, currently key contributor); [597]; [598]; [599]; [600]; [601]
  • LBMMPS (Location Based Mobile Multimedia Pusher System)
  • Legendre Moments - Moments used for computer image processing. [602]
  • Lelogiciel - language lab software; India; [603]
  • lexiCan - client which allows knowledge distribution across a company network, e.g., for instructions, course material, faqs, manuals. As found on Hane, Paula (2009-06-29). "New Version of Knowledge Management Software: lexiCan 3". Information Today. [604].
  • libexo. Some library that my updater installed on kubuntu linux just now.
  • libhogweed. Some library that my updater installed on kubuntu linux just now.
  • libxerces - another library that my updater installed on kubuntu linux just now. I think this one parses XML but am not sure (and certainly not competent to write an article on it).
  • lightIRC - A popular web-based IRC client written for the Adobe Flash Platform. [605]
  • Linux Tycoon - Linux Distro Building Simulator; [606]
  • Litterati - App gamifying picking up litter. [607]
  • Little Apps - Our aim is to create free, open source, redistributable programs. We license our programs under the GNU General Public License, which means that we will never charge you and it allows (you) the customer to edit the software. One of our noted programs is Little Registry Cleaner. [608]
  • Log Analyzer: Trends - website statistics software; nominated for Epsilon Award 2010
  • Logstash - The log parsing engine for Elasticsearch (our Elasticsearch article already contains a link to the missing Logstash article). Official home page: [609]. Wikitech article: [610].
  • National Instruments Lookout
  • LPMT – 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. [611]
  • Luakit - Highly configurable microbrowser that uses Lua as a configuration language. [612]

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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.
  • 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.
  • Storage Spaces - Microsoft's Storage Spaces is only covered in a small section of the article Features_new_to_Windows_8#Storage. This is a huge feature set in Microsoft's operating systems since Windows 8/Server 2012, is still a feature in Windows 10/Server 2016 so probably warrants it's own article delving into the technical nature of it.
  • TapeAlert - A standard for tapes, autochangers, libraries used for diagnostics and health (see tapealert.org)

File formats[edit]

Databases[edit]

  • Big Data Management - [780], article about the evolving practice of ingesting, transforming, cleansing, blending, mastering, securing, and delivering big data using NoSQL and Hadoop platforms for trusted advanced analytics.
  • Eloquera Database - [781], 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.
  • Rdb/ELN - VAX Rdb/ELN [782]
  • OracleDBConsole - Would like info about this and other services of Oracle DB's.
  • The Integrated Data Hub -- I ma very surprised that there is not page explaining the concept of Integrated Data Hub. See book on Amazon in different articles fron its inventor: Dario Mangano
  • Linux SQL Databases and tools - [783]--Even as Linux has garnered support by all of the major commercial database vendors, the freely available open source databases have grown in sophistication and features. Below follows a partial list of some of the more popular of these.
  • RavenDB - [784], Open-source database with ACID transactions capable of being enlisted in distributed transactions and Lucene search indexing.
  • GemFire - [785] Pivotal GemFire is a memory-optimized, distributed data store and data management platform.

Theory and theorem[edit]

Widget toolkits[edit]

Other[edit]