from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Computer Science Memory hardware that allows fast access to permanently stored data but prevents addition to or modification of the data.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- read-only memory.
- A software image of read-only memory (as of a game cartridge) used in emulation.
- Range of Motion.
- Return on Margin.
- Rough order of magnitude. An informal cost or price estimate provided for planning and budgeting purposes only, typically expected to be only 75% accurate.
Hmmmmm. I wonder if the inside of the ROM is any good.
Any of you who were lucky enough to squeeze into the building last week for a celebration called "Romerama" and who viewed the various displays from medieval sword fighting to pillow-lace manufacture and heard music ranging from contemporary to the strains of a steel band will attest to the fact that the ROM is alive, well and extremely vibrant.
Unlike the iPhone, which uses a somewhat old school approach where an entire system ROM is downloaded on a PC and then installed over iTunes, FOTA allows a diff package, like a patch or update package, to be downloaded and installed over the air, bringing the firmware up to date.
The advantage of CD-ROM is is that, like that first caller you had who talked about 300 years for the ...
Simon Winchester: Tell me, the CD-ROM is actually a very good tool to use for searching for the kind of question I was wanting to ask you.
But to represent the critical literature moved the discourse on to a plane forever in motion, and a CD-ROM is an artifact that, like most such, exists within a static temporal frame.
Sometimes the only way to get an old game is by downloading an emulator and ROM from the internet, which dosen't help the industry at all (does it?), and I allways try to avoid.
He compares it to Ning, but it seems more like an early PC, and the app designer, if it delivers on its promise, as the BASIC that was bundled (in ROM) with those early machines.
The ROM is also a significant museum of natural history under the same roof -- another historical accident challenging the assumption that Man and Nature sit apart -- a self-centred and nave assumption if there ever was one.
Alan Gotlieb has said that great cities must have the capacity to astonish, and the ROM is consciously investing in that idea on the most desirable piece of real estate in urban Canada.
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