Links for The PC Bible, 3rd Edition
- Peachpit's companion site (www.thepcbible.com): includes
of contents; "Monitor Size" from Chapter 5: Monitors
Etc.; "The Relational Database Debate," from
Chapter 16: Databases; and instructions on installing a small network
(prefaced by definitions of basic network terms) from Chapter
- A cover story from Computer Currents, "The PC Bible," consisting of excerpts
(some more or less revised by editor Robert Luhn) from about
half the chapters in the book.
- computerliteracy.com's catalog entry includes
two excerpts from from Chapter 2: How To Buy a PC: "Possibly
Worthless Stuff You Might Get with a New PC" and "What
Brand To Buy."
- Amazon.com's catalog entry includes a review
("Novices and semi-experienced computer users will find
The PC Bible to be a good starting point for understanding
the latest hardware and software. ... However, any user will
find the material in the e-mail and Internet sections extremely
International, a photo industry trade publication, reviewed
the book in its March 1999 "Good Stuff" column ("...
the only book that offers everything you need to know about your
computer, whether it's for business, education, hobbies, or keeping
in touch with friends and relatives.")
- A RealAudio recording of my 2/20/99
appearance on KPFK's Digital Village talk show. Fast-forward
to 3:00 to hear my segment.
- A RealAudio recording of my 4/13/99
appearance (with fellow Peachpit author Larry Magid) on WAMU's
Public Interest talk show.
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