Wednesday, June 19, 2019
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Things that should not be

Pictures of botched network closets, dead animals in server rooms (or servers!), blankets of dust inside of desktop PCs, etc…

How Did You Know?

Hello, this is <Ginormous Consulting Company's> Help Desk, my name's GrumpyDingo, how can I help?Huh... yeah, I'm trying to send an attachment but the email server won't let me!....OK sir, if the attachment is bigger than 12MB, then the email server will not allow...

This was what it was like installing Windows 95: The Progress Bar [video]

Some of our readers might not be old enough to remember the terrible plight of the floppy-based installations for "large" programs back in the 90's. Rather than tell you all of how bad it was, here is a video that accurately depicts the frustration...

A Story About ‘Magic’

I dont personally know when or where this was originally posted but it must be fairly old as the PDP-10 machine mentioned it from around the 60/70's! this version was borrowed from the catb.org Jargon file. Some years ago, I (GLS) was snooping around in...

Full Of Crap [video]

I was really surprised this computer never overheated and died. This is the dustiest computer I've ever encountered.http://www.youtube.com/v/BZC5l8y2ViE?version=3&feature=player_detailpage

“Now shipping with Coupon Printer!”

This is why we encourage play with science and learning toys (legos, microscopes, other science activities) with my daughter...*sigh* the cards are stacked against her... via:

I think you arrived at the proper conclusion.

While working as a field service tech (think Geek Squad, except a small private company,) I had a customer who would call in every month or two with a virus infection. Every time I went to his house I would hear him running around...

Self-Loathing Antivirus [pic]

Hey, great job Avast!  Now, let's update my definitions--wait, what?via:

You might have a disk problem

Not 100% sure but you might have a bad drive. Maybe.via: