I can’t say enough good things about The Common Craft Show and their excellent video series designed to help regular, ordinary humans understand technological topics. Take a few minutes and view a few of the most popular selections below. Then, share them with others—friends, relatives, and co-workers—who would benefit from these easy-to-understand video tutorials. It’s some of the best free content on the web today!

Social Media in Plain English

A simple story that illustrates the forces shaping social media.


Podcasting in Plain English

A 3 minute explanation of podcasting.


Wikis in Plain English

Wiki web sites are easy to use, but hard to describe. Learn why they’re so much better for collaborating than email.


RSS in Plain English

Understanding RSS in 3.5 minutes.


Blogs in Plain English

A video for people who wonder why blogs are such a big deal.


Social Bookmarking in Plain English

See the power of social bookmarking and how it makes web pages easy to remember, organize and share.


Online Photosharing in Plain English

If you love digital photos, it makes sense to keep them backed up online. Plus, if they’re online, all sorts of fun things are possible.


GoogleDocs in Plain English

This video illustrates why email attachments are a inefficient way to share documents online.