A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A

api (application programming interface)- noun

a set of routines, protocols, and tools for building software applications

D

data- noun

factual information (as measurements or statistics) used as a basis for reasoning, discussion, or calculation

data collection- adjective

a systematic approach to gathering information from a variety of sources to get a complete and accurate picture of an area of interest

data set- noun

a collection of related sets of information that is composed of separate elements but can be manipulated as a unit by a computer

data visulaization- noun

a general term that describes any effort to help people understand the significance of data by placing it in a visual context

data warehouse- noun

a centrally located repository for all or significant parts of the data than enterprise’s various business systems collect

developer- noun

a person or company that develops computer software

G

git hub- noun

a web-based revision control hosting service for software development and code sharing.

H

hackathon- noun

an event, typically lasting several day, in which a large number of people meet to engage in collaborative computer programming

hardware- noun

the physical components (as electronic and electrical devices) of a vehicle (as a spacecraft) or an apparatus (as a computer)

I

incubator- noun

an organization or place that aids the development of new business ventures especially by providing low-cost commercial space, management assistance, or shared services

O

open source- noun

denoting software for which the original source code is made freely available and may be redistributed and modified

R

repository- noun

a central file storage location

robotics- noun

technology that is used to design, build, and operate robots

S

server- noun

a computer in a network that is used to provide services (as access to files or the routing of e-mail) to other computers in the network

software- noun

the entire set of programs, procedures, and related documentation associated with a system and especially a computer system; specifically computer programs

space technology- noun

technology developed by space science or the aerospace industry for use in spaceflight, satellites, or space exploration.