Merry Christmas from Amazon.com

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That’s a Geforce GTX 570 right there, which at the time of this writing, retails for around $340.00 on Amazon. This was purchased via Amazon, but I can’t tell if it was sent by an Amazon partner… I’ve personally never seen Amazon ship anything without a ton of protective packaging inside their boxes.  -Rob via: […]

IT Fail: This is why you don’t mess with Windows logon

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Republished with permission from our friends at The Daily WTF: Companies beyond a certain size all follow the same basic pattern. Where possible, everything gets centralized in the global office- email, web servers, Active Directory, etc. They dictate policy and then leave it to the extremeties to solve their own problems within the corporate boundaries. Al […]

Asking all the right questions

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Reprinted with permission from our friends at The Daily WTF: Lawrence’s interview started with Mark, the new MIS manager. A recruiter had hooked them up. The company was a medium sized organization, with four large locations and a few thousand employees. There was an AS/400 serving as their main back-end, and a small collection of […]