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Learning the Language of the Internet

"It is one of the most beautiful compensations of this life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself."
—Ralph Waldo Emerson

Understanding Internet Jargon

Glossary of Internet Terms
An on-line glossary of common internet terms—nicely cross-referenced
The Acronym Database
If you aren't exactly sure what FTP or SMTP or HTML stand for, this is the place to look.
On-line Dictionary of Computing
An excellent resource for gaining a conceptual grasp of computing concepts.
Glossary for World Wide Web users
The NCSA's brief list of terms concerning the Web. It's only one page so it's not so intimidating.
Jargon Watch
Compiled monthly from translated jargon in Wired magazine, this list will keep you in the know about the latest internet "catch phrases."


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