Illustrated Computer Dictionary for Dummies

Illustrated Computer Dictionary for Dummies

by Dan Gookin, Christopher Van Buren, Wally Wang
     
 

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You, too, can now understand the computer jargon that nerds, geeks, and technojocks have used to keep us all in the dark. With more than 2,000 entries and dozens of illustrations, the Illustrated Computer Dictionary For Dummies, 3rd Edition, is as enlightening as it is practical and fun.

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Overview

You, too, can now understand the computer jargon that nerds, geeks, and technojocks have used to keep us all in the dark. With more than 2,000 entries and dozens of illustrations, the Illustrated Computer Dictionary For Dummies, 3rd Edition, is as enlightening as it is practical and fun.

Look inside for plain-English explanations of the latest technologies -- including definitions that Web surfers will find handy! You'll also find suggestions for using these terms properly, plus word histories and keys to pronunciation. Never again will you mispronounce terms and acronyms like ASCII (ass-kee) and SCSI (scuz-zee)!

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781568840048
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/01/1993
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
405
Product dimensions:
5.03(w) x 8.01(h) x 1.03(d)

Meet 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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