Dave Barry in Cyberspace Author:Dave Barry If ever a subject was made for an author, Dave Barry and cyberspace are perfectly matched. Just imagine what can happen when Dave and his computer go mano a mano. — Beginning with the most important computer tip of all--NEVER READ THE INSTRUCTIONS--Dave deals with hardware, software, error messages, autocache, Windows 95, and the all-important ma... more »tter of RAM. As Dave puts it, "The function of RAM is to give guys a way of deciding whose computer has the biggest, studliest, most tumescent memory. This is important, because with today's complex software, the more memory a computer has, the faster it can produce error messages. So the bottom line is, if you're a guy, you cannot have enough RAM. Bill Gates currently has over 743 billion 'megs' of RAM, and he still routinely feels the need to stuff a zucchini in his underwear."
In Dave Barry in Cyberspace, you'll learn how to produce attractive, high-impact documents when you have absolutely nothing to say; visit the world's largest computer trade show--Nerdstock in the desert; use Internet shorthand; chat with total strangers who may be boring and stupid; and discover the world's largest collection of viola jokes--all this and more. When you rattle down the pothole-studded information superhighway with Dave Barry at the wheel, you will be a :) and you will be LOL, even ROTFL.« less