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Looking for a Better Computer Encyclopedia?

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David Pogue of the New York Times writes about the Computer Desktop Encyclopedia, an online encyclopedia of computer terms that has lost corporate licenses in the wake of Wikipedia’s popularity. In response, creator Alan Freedman has now made his encyclopedia free at computerlanguage.com. If you’re researching a computer term, give it a try, since its definitions can be better written and more comprehensible than Wikipedia’s sometimes torturous text.favicon follow link

 

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Gilbert ROTH  2013-06-22 03:43
Indeed, an interesting dictionary, but there is no download version for Mac OS and the iPhone version costs $ 2.99. There is a free access only to the browser version.