basic internet literacy

I believe that the skills and tools of internet publishing should be disseminated as widely as possible.

As you can see my web skills are rudimentary, and fairly uninfluenced by contemporary graphic design, but just because your handwriting is wobbly doesn't mean your notes won't be helpful to someone else.

This hypertext assumes you can use a standalone PC with reasonable facility. Of course, you know you could always know more; and that the internet might be a good way to find out. You have even been known, on occasion, to read the manual (RTFM).

There are five steps to basic internet literacy:

Like anything worthwhile, it takes a while. Learning styles and rates differ. Go at your own pace, and keep it in balance with your other commitments.

For what it's worth, here are some hypertext authors that I admire, and some first attempts at rationalising why that might be.


05 March 1999