How to Speak Tech: The Non-Techie's Guide to Technology Basics in Business

How to Speak Tech: The Non-Techie's Guide to Technology Basics in Business

by Vinay Trivedi

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781430266105
Publisher: Apress
Publication date: 12/27/2013
Edition description: 1st ed.
Pages: 148
Sales rank: 465,406
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.01(d)

About the Author

Vinay Trivedi works in private equity at The Blackstone Group. He worked in product marketing and analytics at Locu, a venture-backed technology startup acquired by GoDaddy.

Trivedi served as a team member on the TED fellow-led Future of the Book education technology challenge. He founded a national non-profit organization called SeniorLink, a youth volunteer agency for teaching seniors about computers and the Internet. Vinay is involved in The Blackstone Charitable Foundation’s Entrepreneurship Initiative to help strengthen entrepreneurial ecosystems around the US, consults and volunteers at youth mentor programs, and helps promote STEM education initiatives and public policy in New York. Trivedi earned the Congressional Award Gold Medal in Washington, DC for his work in technology education and community service.

Trivedi received his A.B. (Honors) in Computer Science from Harvard University, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and as a John Harvard Scholar, Weissman Scholar, and Detur Book Prize Winner.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Internet

Chapter 2: Hosting and the Cloud

Chapter 3: The Back End: Programming Languages

Chapter 4: The Front End: Presentation

Chapter 5: Databases: The Model

Chapter 6: Leveraging Existing Code: APIs, Libraries, Web Services, and Open-Source Projects

Chapter 7: Software Development: Working in Teams

Chapter 8: Software Development: The Process

Chapter 9: Software Development: Debugging and Testing

Chapter 10: Attracting and Understanding Your Users

Chapter 11: Performance and Scalability

Chapter 12: Security

Chapter 13: Exploring Mobile Applications

Chapter 14: MyAppoly and the Internet of Things

Chapter 15: Artificial Intelligence

Chapter 16: The Blockchain

Chapter 17: Get Immersed: Exploring Virtual and Augmented Reality

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