Coffee A La Modem

I'm well into my third caffe latte before I even think to look up at the clock. Whoops. I'm also into my third hour on the World Wide Web. This is getting to be a pricey Friday night at Cyber Java, a new Internet cafe in Venice, Calif. The guy peering over my shoulder shrugs. "I've seen much worse ways to spend $7.50 an hour," he says.

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