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Illustrated Computer Dictionary for Dummies

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Publisher Comments:

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®.

Table of Contents

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780764501432
With:
Wang, Wallace
Publisher:
For Dummies
Author:
Gookin, Sandra Hardin
Author:
Gookin, Dan
Author:
Hardin Gookin, Sandra
Location:
Foster City, CA :
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Dictionaries
Subject:
Reference - Dictionaries
Subject:
Computers
Subject:
Computers -- Dictionaries.
Subject:
Computer Architecture
Subject:
General End-User Computing
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3rd ed.
Series:
For Dummies
Publication Date:
19980121
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
9.28x7.44x.87 in. 1.27 lbs.

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » Beginning and Reference
Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » General

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