A Dictionary of the Internet

A Dictionary of the Internet

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Who is a typo pirate? Are they related to fat clients? And what is shovelware? The rapid rise of the Internet has changed our language. This dictionary allows you to keep up with those changes by concentrating in-depth on Internet terminology. Featuring over 3,600 jargon-free entries, from the thousands of new abbreviations, technical terms, and user-jargon to terms associated with e commerce, security, and the use of the Internet for business purposes. Useful appendices include country codes, popular emoticons, and popular chat room and email abbreviations. This reference book will prove invaluable to anybody working with information technology from the general Internet user to employees in the industry.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 124 x 196 x 20mm | 222.26g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 019280460X
  • 9780192804600

Table of contents

PREFACE; DICTIONARY; 1. Country Codes; 2. Popular Emoticons; 3. Popular Chat Room, Email, and Newsgroup Abbreviationsshow more