Here’s a growing library of article series and individual articles to help you get along with your computer.

Use the “Let’s Learn” menu up above or to the right, or use the links below to hit the main pages.


Bit Cafe Technology Dictionary

A growing dictionary of computer-related terms, explained so anyone can understand. (Yell at me if that’s not the case!)

How to Do Anything With Your Computer

A key feature on this site: A series of short articles to “reset” some common thinking that holds people back from getting comfortable with computers.

What’s an “operating system” (or “OS”)?

As the owner of a computer, smartphone, or other computerized device, you’re going to keep hearing about its “operating system”. Understanding what that means is simple enough, and very helpful.

So, what exactly are applications, again?

As above: You can’t avoid hearing again and again about applications (or apps, or programs, or software). Knowing about these is a big help!

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More miscellaneous articles that you may find helpful.

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