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This page provides an overview of 2 articles related to 'usb', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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Universal Serial Bus (USB) is a specification to establish communication between devices and a host controller (usually a personal computer), developed and invented by Ajay Bhatt, while working for Intel. USB has effectively replaced a variety of interfaces such as serial and parallel ports. USB can connect computer peripherals such as mice, keyboards, digital cameras, printers, personal media players, flash drives, Network Adapters, and external hard drives. For many of those devices, USB has become the standard connection method. USB was designed for personal computers, but it has become commonplace on other devices such as smartphones, PDAs and video game consoles, and as a power cord. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Universal Serial Bus)

Key statistics

Metadata related to 'usb' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'usb': 15 (0.9% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'usb' across all Ariadne articles: 28
  • Average number of references to 'usb' per Ariadne article: 1.87
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'usb': 2004-07
  • Trending factor of 'usb': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'usb':

  1. emma tonkin (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. marieke guy (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. brian kelly (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. brian whalley (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. dave thompson (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Eduserv Symposium 2012: Big Data, Big Deal?

Marieke Guy attended the annual Eduserv Symposium on 10 May 2012 at the Royal College of Physicians, London to find out what are the implications of big data for Higher Education Institutions.

July 2012, issue69, event report

10 Cheap and Easy Ways to Amplify Your Event

Marieke Guy describes new tools and services that can help you get your event heard.

January 2011, issue66, feature article

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