I work in IT in a mid-sized hospital. I was having an unusually good Friday at work, and then with 5 minutes left before I was supposed to leave I get a call requesting that a printer be installed on a couple laptops. Naturally I’m picked to deal with the issue so I go ahead [...]
Republished with permission from our friends at The Daily WTF: The daisy wheel stabbing at green-lined sheets could have been Satan’s fanfare, but Andy was long accustomed to tuning out ambient printer noise. It was 1982, and he spent most of his time before his Commodore PET 4032, churning out useful things in 6502 Assembly. [...]
I always suspect my wife FIRST. She takes the internet all over the house and leaves it laying around. via: [Reddit]
I think this is fairly accurate, don’t you?
Chip is at it again with his lack of patience (and knowledge of anything computer-related). Some NSFW language, but not as bad as ‘Excel Hell,’ by far…!
Wow. I have to hand it to the call center guy… [Picture Source: cakeeater23 (CC)]
We were in the beginning phases of implementing a new version of our EMR system, which required substantial network upgrades to accommodate high-availability (i.e. if one server went down, traffic re-routed to another in a different building). As part of this upgrade, we needed to completely gut a switch closet at the secondary site (a [...]
I was working as a Comcast home networking CSR and often got “irate” callers. A lady calls up and starts yelling as soon as I say hello, complaining about her service not working and she pays good money for her Internet – it should be working, blah, blah, blah. After five minutes I finally manage [...]
After working in IT for the last 15 years I’ve come to the realization that users WANT to fault the technology when they have an issue, specifically printers. When someone calls with a printer problem I have two automatic responses. Is there paper in it? Are there any lights on it, specifically the one next [...]
Get it off, srsly