Associate Professor and Director, Digital Media Studies, University of Denver, Denver, CO USA
Features & Benefits
More than geek-speak, it covers all the bases-- the BIG picture--not just terms or phrases from a single industry or discipline
Concise and clear definitions for everything from Internet browsers and IP Webcasting to MP3, satellite direct-to-home (DTH), LCD and Plasma Flat Panel Displays and DTV/HDTV
Fully revised 3rd edition includes more than 350 new terms and 300 updates!
"Do you have problems with tiffs, jpegs and bitmaps? Can you tell a pharmer from a phisher? All is explained in Tech Terms, a 280-page directory of computing and communications words by Jeff Rutenbeck of Denver University." - Commonwealth Journalists Association
"...welcome to the third edition of Tech Terms, a dictionary that will help you find your way around the jargon of the Internet, e-mail, television and video, PC hardware and software, and multimedia." - Writing Magazine, Sept. 2006
An avalanche of acronyms, terms-of-art, buzz words, and short-hand phraseology confronts today's busy communications professionals. Now in its 3rd edition, Tech Terms is an invaluable learning tool to help grasp key aspects of the television and video, PC hardware and software markets, multimedia authoring tools, and the exploding wireless Internet and mobile telecomputing worlds. With more than 1000 terms described in four sentences or less, Tech Terms is perfect the perfect desk reference.