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Computer Curmudgeon

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Modeled after The Portable Curmudgeon, this collection of Macintosh definitions and rules of thumb, humorous one-liners by Ambrose Bierce, and reprints of the author's MacUser columns will satisfy even the most difficult Mac user.

This book is the ultimate collection of Macintosh conventional -- and unconventional -- wisdom. A collection of Macintosh definitions and rules o
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published January 6th 1993 by Hayden Books
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Aditya Wikrama
Sep 17, 2011 Aditya Wikrama rated it really liked it
I can't recall how I got this book, the fact I can remember vaguely is I saw this book once in Gramedia Matraman, and then I don't remember ever buying it, but I've had it, with Gramedia price tag and all. Even if I don't use Mac at the time (in the early 1990), my first real PC was an Apple IIc compatible, so there. It was a very funny book, poking at the computer jargon in a hilarious ways. It gives me laugh, even I don't know anyone else here that have read the book, and none of my friend eve ...more
Andy Awidarto
Apr 27, 2009 Andy Awidarto rated it really liked it
Hillariously geeky, and the more geeky you are, the more appreciative you'll be on Kawasaki's humor.
Although the technology mentioned in this book was now outdated, and many younger reader won't even be able to imagine that such quirky technology ever existed, older geek like me will always laugh on our past reminiscence of tech usage ( or lack of it thereof )
Jul 18, 2012 Eric rated it liked it
Mildly amusing collection of computer definitions and Mac magazine columns from the early 90's. It was a nice walk back through computer history.
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