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I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image.
Think it is interesting that matches are ending in draws. I am not familiar enough with chess at this level to know how often matches between masters end in draws. If they do not that is also quite interesting.
Well, it appears that I have a new assignment/role in our company. The GM likes the way I write disciplinary notices for naughty employees, so he's taken lately to calling me in to the discussions, and having me write the results for his signature. I don't mind, but I wonder if I should be asking for hazardous duty pay?
He probably can, but like most engineers, he has trouble with expressing himself in subtle tones, and the "just-the-facts" method is rarely effective in performance reviews. I'm a bit more flexible than most technocrats in my writing.
That's highly unlikely. Most of them are completely incompetent using any technology more complex than a fork, and the few who do use computers still think Yahoo is pretty neat. If anyone needs a map, they ask me to make one, because Google is too hard.
I do know the feeling - in a previous job, I was Technical Manager and described myself as "in change of everything more complex than a mains plug". Until I found the international sales manager had problems with mains plugs, and cut them off the machine every time he went abroad. Then complained that the mains leads we fitted were too short...
Ideological Purity is no substitute for being able to stick your thumb down a pipe to stop the water
Got here at 07:30 to find the building has had no power since 22:00 last night.
Poee has just returned, I have seen only one person from the company I'm interviewing with.
The bloke in Canada will have been waiting for 25 minuteswith no interviwee.
"I controlled my laughter and simple said "No,I am very busy,so I can't write any code for you". The moment they heard this all the smiling face turned into a sad looking face and one of them farted. So I had to leave the place as soon as possible." - Mr.Prakash One Fine Saturday. 24/04/2004