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Why we should feel sorry for tech support people

A woman called the Canon help desk with a problem with her printer. The tech asked her if she was “running it under Windows.” The woman then responded, “No, my desk is next to the door. But that is a good point. The man sitting in the cubicle next to me is under a window, and his¬†computer is working fine.” Continue reading

Speech-Recognition Demo

At a recent Sacramento PC User’s Group meeting, a company was demonstrating its latest speech-recognition software. A representative from the company was just about ready to start the demonstration and asked everyone in the room to quiet down.

Just then someone in the back of the room yelled,

“Format C: Return.”

Someone else chimed in:

“Yes, Return”

Unfortunately, the software worked.

MICROSOFT vs. GM

At a recent computer expo (COMDEX), Bill Gates reportedly compared the computer industry with the auto industry and stated “If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving twenty-five dollar cars that got 1000 mi/gal.” Recently General Motors addressed this comment by releasing the statement “Yes, but would you want your car to crash twice a day?” Continue reading

COSTELLO CALLS TO BUY A COMPUTER FROM ABBOTT

If Bud Abbott and Lou Costello were alive today, their infamous sketch, ‘Who’s on First?’ might have turned out something like this:

COSTELLO CALLS TO BUY A COMPUTER FROM ABBOTT

ABBOTT: Super Duper computer store. Can I help you?

COSTELLO: Thanks I’m setting up an office in my den and I’m thinking about buying a computer. Continue reading

The Borg and Microsoft

“Mr. LaForge, have you had any success with your attempts at finding a weakness in the Borg?

And Mr. Data, have you been able to access their command pathways?”

“Yes, Captain. In fact, we found the answer by searching through our archives on late Twentieth-century computing technology.”
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