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Digital diversions Taking a break from productivity

Digital diversions Taking a break from productivity Can you become more comfortable with your PC and thus more productive by playing with it Probablyand, in any case, we all need a break now and then. Fun and games for the PC come in all varieties the most widely reviewed programs require dozens of hours and your full concentration. Those programs aren't the topic of this column. The author writes about momentary pleasures or digital diversions programs that can be fun on a fifteenminute breakalthough some of them, to be sure, can easily take up full days. If you have a VGA monitor and wonder where all those colors are, you'll find some answers here. If you want to sharpen your skills for a trip to Nevadathat's another kind of play, covered here as well. And if you've ever heard of the Game of Life not the board game or cellular automata and wonder what they're all about, read on the answer is intriguing and can be incredibly timewasting. The usual notes from the literature follow, including this year's printer roundup and reviews of a remarkable number of topoftheline 80386 computers. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Library Hi Tech Emerald Publishing

Digital diversions Taking a break from productivity

Library Hi Tech , Volume 9 (2): 18 – Feb 1, 1991

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0737-8831
DOI
10.1108/eb047822
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Abstract

Can you become more comfortable with your PC and thus more productive by playing with it Probablyand, in any case, we all need a break now and then. Fun and games for the PC come in all varieties the most widely reviewed programs require dozens of hours and your full concentration. Those programs aren't the topic of this column. The author writes about momentary pleasures or digital diversions programs that can be fun on a fifteenminute breakalthough some of them, to be sure, can easily take up full days. If you have a VGA monitor and wonder where all those colors are, you'll find some answers here. If you want to sharpen your skills for a trip to Nevadathat's another kind of play, covered here as well. And if you've ever heard of the Game of Life not the board game or cellular automata and wonder what they're all about, read on the answer is intriguing and can be incredibly timewasting. The usual notes from the literature follow, including this year's printer roundup and reviews of a remarkable number of topoftheline 80386 computers.

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Library Hi TechEmerald Publishing

Published: Feb 1, 1991

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