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Cyberyenta's Old-Fashioned Wisdom for Newfangled Times

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A hilarious old-fashioned Jewish busy-body explains life in the cyber age, including where exactly The Web is and what to do when you "star-69" yourself.

"The best thing about the cyber age is that now we can embarrass ourselves faster and easier than ever," says CyberYenta, social critic and professional busybody of the information age. Laugh along with her as she explains who's to blame for the cyber age anyway, why men invented computers to begin with, why people are willing to pay good money to be interrupted...

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Overview

A hilarious old-fashioned Jewish busy-body explains life in the cyber age, including where exactly The Web is and what to do when you "star-69" yourself.

"The best thing about the cyber age is that now we can embarrass ourselves faster and easier than ever," says CyberYenta, social critic and professional busybody of the information age. Laugh along with her as she explains who's to blame for the cyber age anyway, why men invented computers to begin with, why people are willing to pay good money to be interrupted when they are on the phone, and dozens of other crazy things you thought maybe were normal.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595155231
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/8/2001
  • Pages: 112
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 0.27 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi
Introduction xiii
Welcome 1
Cyber Age 3
Men & Women in the 21st Century 6
Sex 6
Conversation 8
Clothes 9
Friendship 11
Education 14
Literature 15
eCommerce 17
Passwords 19
Virtual 21
The New Age 23
The World Wide Web 26
eBay 31
Yahoo 33
IPO's 34
Advice On... 36
Computers 36
The Internet 45
Newfangled 51
Miscellaneous 57
Tech Support 60
Benjamin Franklin 65
Phones 67
Personal Digital Assistants aka Palmpilots 70
Nincompoops-in-Nanoseconds 72
Silicon 84
Personal Information Managers 86
Biotech 88
Naked Molerats 90
Totally New Things 92
About the Author 93
Glossary 95
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