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Comment Sounds familiar... (Score 2) 77

In the not-too-distant future --
Next Sunday, A.D. --
There was a guy named Joel,
Not too different than you or me.
He worked in a satellite loading bay,
Just polishing switches to pay his way;
He did his job well with a cheerful face,
But his bosses didn't like him
So they shot him into spaaaaaaaaace......


Auto Incorrect 86

theodp writes "Combine smartphone auto correction and fat-fingered virtual keyboard typing, writes Rob Walker, and the results can be hilarious and even shocking. The website Damn You, Autocorrect collects the awesomely embarrassing text messages that you never meant to send. Now if you'll excuse me, I have to masturbate some chicken for bisexuals night!"

Comment Hundreds of thousands? Are you SURE? (Score 1, Insightful) 565

You're a coder who's written hundreds of thousands of lines of code, but you don't know how to start learning a new programming language?

I suspect there's someone out there, tasked with supporting some of these "hundreds of thousands of lines," who is cursing your name and your sorry-ass programming skills, right now.

I'm 41, an "old" programmer, and consider this question so stupid it's embarrassing.


Lower Merion School's Report Says IT Dept. Did It, But Didn't Inhale 232

PSandusky writes "A report issued by the Lower Merion School District's chosen law firm blames the district's IT department for the laptop webcam spying scandal. In particular, the report mentions lax IT policies and record-keeping as major problems that enabled the spying. Despite thousands of e-mails and images to the contrary, the report also maintains that no proof exists that anyone in IT viewed images captured by the webcams."

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