Fear of bytes. CMP Publications' HomePC is looking for a technophobe willing to face his or her worst fears. A contest appearing in the magazine's May and June issues asks readers to submit essays on someone they know "who panics at the sight of a PC." The grand-prize winner will get a multimedia computer, printer, scanner and training. Be afraid. Be very afraid.
'Toon into the Web. Being big "Dilbert" fans, we love the new United Media Web home page (http://www.unitedmedia.com), where we can chronicle cartoonist Scott Adams' career. But we have one request: Keep it current. On April 5, a feature purportedly showcasing the day's "Dilbert" was dated March 29. We're sure Dilbert would say it's the marketing team's fault.
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