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'How to Speak Tech' teaches you technology basics and more

This new book gives hints on how to talk in 'tech speak'
This new book gives hints on how to talk in 'tech speak'
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Feel shut out of some of those important office "watercooler" conversations because they involve discusson about apps, startups, and crowdfunding?

Well you can get up to speed and learn "How to Speak Tech" with the new book by entrepreneur and tech enthusiast, Vinay Trivedi.

How to Speak Tech: The Non-Techie's Guide to Technology Basics in Business by Vinay Trivedi, published on Apress Media will give you an idea of what technical words and terms mean that are used when talking about apps and startups.

Non geeks will be amazed by how easily they will get an understanding of the terms we all need to know.

Why is this book important?

“Success, creativity, and efficiency will lie with people who understand how to match the needs of users with the basics of technology,” said Joe Lassiter, Harvard Business School professor and Faculty Chair of the Harvard Innovation Lab. “Through the simplicity of his presentation, Vinay shows that the basics can be straightforwardly understood by anyone who puts in the time and effort to learn.”

Technology is a big part of every business, and according to the publisher, here is what is covered:

- Website hosts and programming languages for web apps
- Design and display on the front end
- Database Management, APIs, open-source programs, and feeds
- Performance and Scalability

The book has been universally praised.

“Finally, [here’s] a book non-techies can use to understand the web technologies that are changing our lives,” explains Paul Bottino, Executive Director of the Technology and Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard. “Vinay shares his insight and passion clearly and joins the list of educational leaders driven to empower others to learn and take action.”

Proceeds from the book will go help organizations that promote tech education.

The book is for sale on, and you can go to to get more details.

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