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Newton's Telecom Dictionary: 22nd Edition (Newton's Telecom Dictionary)

3.67 of 5 stars 3.67  ·  rating details  ·  98 ratings  ·  11 reviews
Dictionary of telecommunications, networking, Internet and computer terms.
Paperback, 1034 pages
Published March 27th 2007 by Flatiron Publishing (first published 1991)
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carl  theaker

After working in the computer industry for years I
thought I was accustomed to jargon and acronyms, then
we started making computers for telecom companies and
working with them. Phone companies have an 80yr
head start on creating their own gobbldygook and this
book was a great help in deciphering it all, ok most
of it.
Aug 18, 2008 Tracy rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommended to Tracy by: A tel-com engineer
Ironically, a valuable tool for librarians. As the library field becomes more technological, it helps to know and understand the lingo. Newton's covers everything from "microwave oven" (with a bit of whimsy in the definition) to "spaghetti code". Useful and snarky- my kind of reference tool.
This book is a must-have for anyone who has anything to do with voice, and if you're in networking, you should get this, because of the popularity of convergence.
Harry is irreverent as ever. A fun break from the usual staid textbook approach to technology, but more helpful than the Dummies series.
Tara Thue
This has endlessly helped me at work. Plus, the author inserts humor into bland tech-talk and definitions.
Ray Horak
Too much nonsense in this book. It should be filed in the fictional humor stacks.
I was quite bored. Reading the phone book is more titillating.
Masod Abbasi
gr8 work has been done by newton ........
he is my hero
THE reference book for telecom and network professionals
Very good reference for my profession. Lots of acronyms.
Great for those that work in telecom.
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