The Best of Verity Stob

Highlights of Verity Stob’s Famous Columns From EXE, Dr. Dobb’s Journal, and The Register

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  • Verity Stob

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Life Before Guis (1988–1994)

About this book


Verity Stob is the comedienne of the programming world. She has been writing satirical chronicles of techie life since 1988. Her column first appeared in the legendary .EXE Magazine, then Dr. Dobbs' Journal, and it now graces The Register.

For the first time, the very best of Stob's columns have been collected into one essential book. Discover why Mrs. Bill Gates calls in a programmer to fix her plumbing; find out about the Google computer that suffers from Tourette's syndrome; discover the shameful secret of the CEO who types his correspondence in CAPITAL LETTERS, and much, much more!


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