1001 Computer Words You Need to Know
By (author) Jerry Pournelle
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1001 Computer Words You Need to Know by Jerry Pournelle
Book Description1001 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 have supplementary 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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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195167757
(217mm x 146mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 31-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Jerry Pournelle
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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