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Publisher Comments:

"RELENTLESSLY FUNNY . . . BARRY SHINES."

--People

A self-professed computer geek who actually does Windows 95, bestselling humorist Dave Barry takes us on a hilarious hard drive via the information superhighway--and into the very heart of cyberspace, asking the provocative question: If God had wanted us to be concise, why give us so many fonts?

Inside you'll find juicy bytes on

How to Buy and Set Up a Computer; Step One: Get Valium

Nerdstock in the Desert; Or: Bill Gates Is Elvis

Software: Making Your Computer Come Alive So It Can Attack You

Word Processing: How to Press an Enormous Number of Keys Without Ever Actually Writing Anything

Selected Web Sites, including Cursing in Swedish, Deformed Frog Pictures, and The Toilets of Melbourne, Australia

And much, much more!

"VERY FUNNY . . . After a day spent staring at a computer monitor, think of the book as a kind of screen saver for your brain."

--New York Times Book Review

Synopsis:

The popular columnist and author of Dave Barry Does Japan furnishes a humorous look inside the world of modern computer technology and the Internet, from the perspective of a passionate computer geek with a penchant for the latest in computer gizmos and gadgets. Reprint.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307758682
Publisher:
Fawcett Columbine
Subject:
Humor : Form - Essays
Author:
Barry, Dave
Author:
Dave Barry
Subject:
Humor : Form - Parodies
Subject:
Humor : Topic - Political
Subject:
General
Subject:
Internet - General
Subject:
Cyberspace -- Humor.
Subject:
Form - Essays
Subject:
Computers
Subject:
Electronic data processing
Subject:
Computer Science
Subject:
Cyberspace
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Humor-Anthologies
Subject:
Humor-Narrative
Subject:
Journalism-Journalists
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
1997
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
224

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Arts and Entertainment » Humor » Anthologies
Arts and Entertainment » Humor » General
Arts and Entertainment » Humor » Parodies
Arts and Entertainment » Humor » Political
Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » General
Computers and Internet » Internet » General

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"Synopsis" by , The popular columnist and author of Dave Barry Does Japan furnishes a humorous look inside the world of modern computer technology and the Internet, from the perspective of a passionate computer geek with a penchant for the latest in computer gizmos and gadgets. Reprint.
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