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Geek My Ride

The Dashwerks Demo Vehicle (the DashPC LinuxCar) appears in a great new carputer book by Wiley Publishers: “Geek My Ride: Build the Ultimate Tech Rod” by Auri Rahimzadeh; (paperback – 500 pages; ISBN: 0-7645-7876-6) in April 2005.

About the Book

The first book of its kind, Extreme Tech’s Geek My Ride is perfect for hardware hackers and fans of shows like “Monster Garage” who are ready to take the plunge and build their own techno-mobile!


* Car hacker Auri Rahimzadeh revs up readers while guiding them through 21 cool projects complete with step-by-step instructions for adding electrical outlets, installing satellite radio and mobile Wi-Fi, and building in-car DVD systems.
* Takes the automotive geek far beyond the factory options. Readers will learn the “fine art” of fearlessly pulling out a dashboard, ripping up some carpet, and creating a crazy ride!
* Foreword by Apple Co-Founder Steve “Woz” Wozniak, who shares tips from his own hacked Hummer.

About Wiley & Sons, Inc.

The company was founded in 1807, during the Jefferson presidency. In the early years, Wiley was best known for the works of Washington Irving, Edgar Allan Poe, Herman Melville, and other 19th century American literary giants. By the turn of the century, Wiley was established as a leading publisher of scientific and technical information. Wiley currently trades on the New York Stock Exchange as ticker symbol “JWa” and “JWb”.

Detailed history about John Wiley & Sons, Inc – (Wiley Publishing) can be found by visiting the website at:

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