Welcome aboard and fasten your seat belt. You are about to enter the VOL - Vehicle of Learning - designed to fly around computers and technology without getting mired down in theoretical bla bla and mumbo jumbo. In barely the time to read this book you will have an understanding of how computers work and you can leave the dummies behind. A boarding pass awaits you inside with no restrictions on where to start or how far you can go. No worries about technical expertise, you'll be picking that up along the way. Stow your text books in any overhead compartment - sit back and relax. Your navigator of computer kind - IM-1 - is at the controls and will be watching over every page of your journey. Have a GREAT learning experience !!