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Tech Savvyness Is Not a Reader Prerequisite

Revisions:

7-24-09:  Initial release.

7-25-09:  Minor edits.


As I reflect on the history of this blog, I have to admit that a lot of my articles here are fairly technical. Whether it is about modding your game console, doing a specific task on the computer, or making your favorite game work online, there are a lot of technical details you have to know during the process.

I am a big blog reader.  I am a huge fan of lifehacker.com and makeuseof.com  In fact, they are part of my daily soup and butter, along with digg.com just to keep up with the hippest items on the Internet.  It can be very easy for someone to write a lot of “jargon” and technical details in a very non-concise manner and it just leaves the user (in this case, novices) left scratching their head.  This equals frustration, confusion, and the worst part of all …. no positive results.

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