Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

Dred Scott!

Aggravated nurse, complaining about slave monitor malfunction: Can someone come help me with this goddamn thing again?
Helpful, tech-savvy male nurse: What's the matter?
Aggravated nurse: My slave is black!

Boston, Massachusetts

Overheard by: Speechless, blinking….

12PM Order 10 More “Gigabytes” (?)

Boss: Do you know where the gigabytes are? I need some more for my computer.
Employee #1: What are you talking about?
Boss: Are they in the closet?

He goes looking in the closet for about five minutes.

Boss: Seriously, do you know where more gigabytes are?
Employee #2: Maybe they’re in your pants.

N59W14909 Bobolink Avenue
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin

Overheard by: LeeAnn Michaud

When Hipsters Go to Work in Offices

Intern #1: So I'm supposed to go through her Rolodex after lunch and add all of them into Outlook.
Intern #2: What's a Rolodex?
Intern #3: It's this round thing that has a bunch of cards and you put people's contact information. My grandma uses one still.
Intern #2: Wow! I never heard of that, I totally want one!

www.dcist.com

Maybe Those Are Actually the Choices Down in Oz

Boss: Can you help me with this Word document? I want to change it so that the layout is horizontal instead of vertical.
Secretary: Okay, go into File, then Page Setup.
Boss: Yep.
Secretary: You see where it says “Page Source”?
Boss: Yep.
Secretary: Okay. Now you see where it says “Orientation”? Make your choice.
Boss: Gay or straight?

525 Collins Street
Melbourne, Victoria
Australia

Overheard by: Captain Pants