compute compute  /kəm ˈpjut/

Definition(s):

  • (v) make a mathematical calculation or computation

Usage(s):

  1. As personal computer sales stagnate, Microsoft and its longtime partner, Intel, are looking to diversify into sophisticated artificial intelligence products.
  2. The annual Computex computer show moved beyond desktops and laptops to new hybrids of cellphones and computers.
  3. Oracles acquisition of Sun is the latest in a consolidation drive that is pressuring smaller firms in the computer industry to find buyers.

News

  1. Open Compute is bringing the maker movement to the enterprise

    Building boards and designing circuits are all the rage in the consumer gadget world, but Facebook and the Open Compute Project are trying to bring that spirit to the enterprise.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: GigaOM

  2. Joyent CTO: The convergence of data and compute will disrupt global profits

    The convergence of data and compute is so important that every profit pool will be up for grabs over next 30 years, says Joyent CTO Jason Hoffman.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: GigaOM

  3. RightScale sizes up Google Compute Engine

    RightScale, which knows a little something about cloud infrastructure performance, put Google Compute Engine through its paces.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: GigaOM

Quotes

  1. "He's doing it in Triple-A," Gardenhire said. "We've seen [that] in Triple-A quite a few times. That doesn't compute necessarily to the big leagues. With that being said, he's doing everything he can possibly do to get to the big leagues."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Ron Gardenhire Source: MLB.com

  2. "Fifty years ago, when computers were young, people assumed that they'd be able to ask a computer any factual question, and have it compute the answer," Stephen Wolfram, the founder and chief executive of Wolfram Research, said in a statement....
    on May 18, 2009 By: Stephen Wolfram Source: ZDNet UK

  3. "Mark first served this country with honor, and I can't imagine how Mark Felt was sneaking in dark alleys leaving messages under flower pots and violating his oath to keep this nation's secrets. I cannot compute that with the Mark Felt that I...
    on May 31, 2005 By: Chuck Colson Source: FOXNews

Word of the Day
cynic cynic
/ˈsɪ nɪk /