1001 Computer Words You Need To Know

Hardcover | May 18, 2004

EditorJerry PournellebyErin Mckean

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1001 Computer Words You Need to Know explains and illuminates the essential vocabulary of computers and the Internet. This comprehensive, but never condescending guide to the language of the electronic age carefully defines and explains every term with a sample sentence, and many entries havesupplementary notes. In addition, the book includes a number of quick miniguides to managing your online life - dealing with Windows and Macs (and sometimes *nix), burning CDs and downloading files, word processing, spread-sheeting, connecting to the Internet (dialup, cable, DSL, wireless) surfing,IMing and emailing, taking digital photos, coping with networks, memory, and drives, and just plain coping with your computer. The backmatter contains an extensive list of helpful websites and an essay about online language and etiquette.

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1001 Computer Words You Need to Know explains and illuminates the essential vocabulary of computers and the Internet. This comprehensive, but never condescending guide to the language of the electronic age carefully defines and explains every term with a sample sentence, and many entries havesupplementary notes. In addition, the book i...

Jerry Pournelle's computer column, "Computing at Chaos Manor," was the lead column for more than 20 years in Byte Magazine and still runs at Byte.com. He is a best-selling hard-science science fiction author. Series Editor: Erin McKean

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 5.79 × 8.19 × 0.98 inPublished:May 18, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195167759

ISBN - 13:9780195167757

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"For $19.95...you'll be so computer literate you'll not only know how to pronounce ASCII and .gif, you'll know what an assembler is."--Chicago Tribune