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Sep 23, 1997
| ISBN 9780449912300
Sep 29, 2010
| ISBN 9780307758682
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Sep 23, 1997 | ISBN 9780449912300
Sep 29, 2010 | ISBN 9780307758682
"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 onHow to Buy and Set Up a Computer; Step One: Get ValiumNerdstock in the Desert; Or: Bill Gates Is ElvisSoftware: Making Your Computer Come Alive So It Can Attack YouWord Processing: How to Press an Enormous Number of Keys Without Ever Actually Writing AnythingSelected Web Sites, including Cursing in Swedish, Deformed Frog Pictures, and The Toilets of Melbourne, AustraliaAnd 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
From 1983 to 2004, Dave Barry wrote a weekly humor column for The Miami Herald, which in 1988 won a Pulitzer Prize for Commentary. He is the author of more than thirty books, including such bestsellers as the nonfiction Live… More about Dave Barry
Designed especially for the geek in all of us, this is Dave Barry’s take on everything from how to buy a computer to the information superhighway and how to get there — hopefully in one piece or at least with an airbag. Anytime you feel real stupid about computers and the Internet, just pick up DAVE BARRY IN CYBERSPACE and you’ll feel a whole lot better that somebody else might be in worst shape than you.
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