History[ edit ] The first bike sharing projects were initiated by local community organisations, or as charitable projects intended for the disadvantaged, or to promote bicycles as a non-polluting form of transport, or they were business enterprises to rent out bicycles. The first documented bike-share project began in Europe in   the group Provo painted fifty bicycles white and placed them unlocked in Amsterdam for everyone to use freely.
BTX Balanced Technology eXtended ntel has collaborated with the Desktop Computing industry to create an evolutionary step in the desktop computer form factor. BTX integrates cost-effective engineering and design strategies for power dissipation, structural integrity, acoustic performance, and motherboard design into a scalable form factor.
Its elements are physical disks. BW bandwidth The measure of the range of frequencies within a band required to transmit a particular signal. The wider the bandwidth, the more information it can carry. Used to describe the data-carrying capacity of any given circuit or pathway. The measure of the rate at which information can be passed.
Subscribers who have their own VoIP device a SIP-capable device when signing up for a VoIP service will usually be able to take advantage of a cheaper subscription plan back door A usually hidden or secret means for an external user to break into your host, network, application, or data.
See also virus the part of a computer system not directly interacting with the user. A slang term for general memory in a computer; the memory bank.
Baud Rate The speed at which a modem sends and receives data, e. One baud is roughly equivalent to one bit per second. Measuring performance qualities such as efficiency or spending of enterprise organizations or processes such IS against comparative benchmarks. Best practices are generally adaptable and replicable across similar organizations or enterprises.
During a beta test users report bugs back to the developers. An attempt to gain control over a line in order to transmit data. Usually associated with contention style of sharing a single line among several terminals. A slang name for IBM. Blue is IBM's corporate color.
A type of image containing only black and white pixels. A numbering system with only two values: Biometric Authentication use biometric traits to verify users' claimed identities when accessing devices, networks, networked applications or Web applications digital currency that serves the same functions and purposes as money black box A generic term used to identify functional equipment segments, as opposed to circuitry, that make up each segment of a telecommunications system.The ACR value states the relation between near end crosstalk and the attenuation of a specific frequency.
The distance of the wanted signal to the interfering signal is .
The capacity of a voice call processor can be measured in BHCAs. BHCAs measure the amount of calls that a voice system can attempt to handle in a continuous one-hour period (for example, 2, busy hour call attempts or, equivalently, 2, call attempts during the busy hour).
Overview SacJoaquin Valley/Foothills Intercounty Transfer Protocol. Effective: October 3, Amended: January 12, This Protocol was developed to assist jurisdictions in transferring the authority over juvenile delinquency and dependency cases from one county to another. ATM Locations and Information ATM Locator.
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We will have meetings in 43 countries for our international meetup day on February 6, at 8PM local time. Hosts have been instructed to wait at the meeting . A bicycle-sharing system, public bicycle system, or bike-share scheme, is a service in which bicycles are made available for shared use to individuals on a short term basis for a price or free.
Many bike share systems allow people to borrow a bike from a "dock" and return it at another dock belonging to the same system. Docks are special bike racks that lock the bike, and only release it by.