Our Technology: In Brief: Apr. 17, 2000

GEEK GRUB Already a cult figure among geeks for his Dilbert comic strip about office life in a high-tech world, cartoonist Scott Adams has decided to capitalize on his fame by creating the Dilberito. It's an all-in-one microwaveable meal-in-a-pocket aimed at the laptop-and-modem crowd. Bland but basically edible, the Dilberito comes in four flavors, all vegetarian and all stuffed with vitamins and protein. Is the Dilberito for everyone? "Some people care about efficiency," Adams says. "Some people don't. We'll get them last."

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