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1001 computer words you need to know

Author: Jerry Pournelle
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"1001 Computer Words You Need To Know defines important computer words, many with example sentences and explanatory notes. In addition to the 1001 entries, the book includes quick computing miniguides on topics such as buying a computer, basic troubleshooting, dealing with spam, handling multimedia files, and safe computing for kids."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Dictionnaires anglais
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
1001 computer words you need to know.
Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
(OCoLC)607359725
Online version:
1001 computer words you need to know.
Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
(OCoLC)607742903
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry Pournelle
ISBN: 0195167759 9780195167757
OCLC Number: 54407957
Description: xxi, 240 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1001 computer words you need to know --
Which operating system is right for you? --
Basic troubleshooting --
ten worst e-mail mistakes --
Buying a computer --
Dealing with spam --
How to protect yourself from hoaxes, frauds, and identity theft --
How to shop safely online --
Eight simple rules for kid-friendly computing --
ten best tools and peripherals you didn't know about --
Multimedia and you --
Ten great computer games you should (or maybe shouldn't) know --
Do you need a PDA?
Other Titles: One thousand and one computer words you need to know
Responsibility: Jerry Pournelle, editor.
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"1001 Computer Words You Need To Know" is a comprehensive guide to the language of modern computing for the layperson. Terms are defined in plain English, using the Oxford core-and-subsense  Read more...

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"Pournelle, a columnist for Byte Magazine, defines and demystifies computer terms that non-techies commonly encounter as they deal with Windows and Mac operating systems, burn CDs and download files, Read more...

 
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