Farty's Fortunes

Friday, 5 September 2008

Computer Terms Illustrated

Many people find computers more than a bit scary. Especially with all those jargon words that computer people use, like monitor, 64-bit addressing and multivendor hardware.

To make it easy for beginners, here are some pictures to show you what some of them fancy words really mean.

IT

IT

Keyboard

Keyboard

Mouse

Mouse

Click

Click

Double Click (please do)

Double Click

Queue

Queue

Boot

Boot

On Line

On Line

Thread/Spool

Spool/Thread

Pivot Table

Pivot Table

Dump

Dump

Core

Core

Curser(sp?)

Curser

Illegal Operation

Illegal Operation

Web 1.0

Web 1.0

Windows

Windows

Client/Server

Client/Server

YouTube(sp?)

YouTube

FaceBook

Face Book

Eunuchs(sp?)

Unix

Loll Cat

Loll Cat

Cowboy Outfit

Cowboy Outfit

You're welcome.

Update (thanks, Pat):

Pooter

6 comments:

SpanishGoth said...

HA HA - I actually thought you knew about 'puters until you mentioned EDS.

Mr Farty said...

S - Now that is spooky, I was just reading your blog when my email pinged.

Anyway, I do know about pooters and I do hate Electric Donkey Service. Seriously.

The Wrath of Dawn said...

Thank you very much, Mr. Farty, sir, for that informative post.

I now feel in the know.

Giggle! said...

PMSL!!!

OF COURSE!!! It all makes sense to me now!! xx

Jenny, the Bloggess said...

Ha! That's hyster...waitafuckingminute.

Mr Farty said...

Wrath - I aim to both entertain and inform. Like the BBC but without the licence fee.

Giggle - You're looking at the screen upside down. No wait, you're in Australia. As you were.

Bloggess - Hmm, that name sounds familiar. Technorati Rank: 4,279. Looks like your killing spree is going well.