In my last post I gave you a non-technical explanation of what the cloud is. I had a student named Ronald write to ask me about whether it was a good idea to use cloud services. He said:
This is one of my earliest video lessons, recorded back in 2006, which I just edited and updated slightly. It’s part of my Safe & Easy Internet course, and (aside from references to shopping for DVD Players) has helpful tips that still apply just as much today as they did when I first recorded the lesson, and will be helpful for years to come.
What we believe about ourselves, and the identities like “computer dummy” (or “computer genius” for that matter) have a profound effect on what we are able to achieve. In this video lesson I share a story of when I did a dumb thing when I was a kid, what I learned from it as an adult, and how that lesson can help you become more confident and empowered with the modern world.
I recorded this video a couple of years ago in answer to a question sent in by a Gold Club member who wanted to know what files and folders actually are. In the case of that particular student, they had no real idea what either term meant.
In this audio lesson I’m going to take a number of the simple explanations for specific computer terms which I’ve used over the years and tie them all together to help you better understand how the computer works.
Just about everything I mention here also applies to any kind of computing device including smartphones like the iPhone, or tablet computers like the iPad.
In this easy audio computer lesson you’ll learn and finally understand the following things:
In this article, I want to talk a little bit about two computer terms that I see people confusing or demonstrating that they don’t understand completely. People often use the two interchangeably or consistently use the wrong one.
These two terms are “cancel” and “delete.”