Google Teaches Tech to Parents?

December 13, 2010

Radhika Marya reports over on that Google Launches Site for Teaching Tech to Your Parents. The site is

Notably, the first tutorial on the site is Copy & Paste, which is one of the core concepts in my new book. I guess I shouldn’t be surprised that Google employees have found they need to teach technology to their parents, but I do find it just a tad ironic (since Google has earned its reputation on “cutting edge” technology). However, I’m thrilled someone else — epsecially such a large player — is realizing that there are other computer users in the world who need a little help with basic concepts. Speaking of which:

I’m thrilled to report that I’m in the final pre-publication stages with The Ultimate PC Primer. While I don’t think I’ll make my original deadline of “before Christmas,” I strongly supect the book will be available in January. Perhaps it’ll make a nice post-holiday gift for all those parents who were given a new computer or are still struggling to understand the one gifted in previous years.

Stay tuned.