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Illustrated Computer Dictionary for Dummies
Synopses & Reviews
Jargon, acronyms, and technobabble — explained in plain English
Includes the latest Internet lingo
Your indispensable desk reference for the information age Do your eyes glaze over when people start talking about high-tech topics? Are you in danger of becoming a computer illiterate? Relax! With this friendly, easy-to-understand dictionary at your side, you'll be able to figure out the difference between RAM and ROM — and talk intelligently about everything from ANSI and ASCII to Yahoo! and ZMODEM.
Discover how to: Understand over 2,000 high-tech terms Decipher all those puzzling acronyms Avoid embarrassment at electronics stores Join in conversations about computers Impress colleagues and amaze your boss
The Dummies Way Explanations in plain English "Get in, get out" information Icons and other navigational aids Tear-out cheat sheet Top ten lists A dash of humor and fun
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Book News Annotation:
An informative and hilarious dictionary of plain-English explanations of terms, acronyms, and technologies. Fun entries and silly illustrations poking fun at computer geeks are interspersed with brief definitions of simple and advanced terms. For instance, the colon (:) is illustrated with a picture of General Colin Powell. Tee hee. Icons identify terms related to the Internet, Windows, and Macintosh. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
About the Author
Dan Gookin is the author of many bestselling For Dummies® books, including the first-ever book in the series, DOS For Dummies®. He and his wife, Sandra Hardin Gookin, also wrote Parenting For Dummies®.
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