Hacks/Hackers aims to bring together journalists and technologies. As such, it is compiling or creating resources to help.
The Hacks/Hackers Survival Glossary is a crowdsourced explanation of terms that help us understand the technologies involved in modern content distribution. Don’t know Drupal from Django, API from Ajax, mashup from metadata? This is the list for you. It’s written for intelligent nontechies in (mostly) plain English. Feel free to distribute or contribute. Since being put up on Poynter Online, it has proved so popular that it accounts for several percentage points of traffic every day. The list is currently being translated into French and Arabic.