Tag: computers

  • Guide to computer talk before the internet

    When I went to college in the 1980’s, I heard a lot of words like “data input” and “beta version.” They confused me. I wanted desperately to know what people were talking about, what Big Secret resided in the computer industry. Now that I’ve worked in a computer company for a few years, I’ve gained […]

  • Nerd Hunting Season

    A trucker hauling computers and accessories is driving down the highway late one night when he sees a truck stop on the side of the road. He pulls over for a pit stop and approaching the door he sees a sign that says: NO NERDS. He shrugs it off and enters. He’s greeted by the […]

  • Computer Mouse For Woman

  • Computer Truisms

    When computing, whatever happens, behave as though you meant it to happen. When you get to the point where you really understand your computer, it’s probably obsolete. The first place to look for information is in the section of the manual where you least expect to find it. When the going gets tough, upgrade. For […]

  • Why Computer Might Be Male

    10 Reasons Why Computer Might Be A Male They have a lot of data but are still basically clueless. A better model is always just around the corner. They look nice and shiny until you bring them home. It is always necessary to have a backup. They’ll do whatever you say if you push the […]

  • Computer Warranty

    After buying a computer from a dealer of shady repute, the hapless customer unpacked his new toy and plugged it in to find it Dead On Arrival. Naturally, after checking the usual things (accepted for the computer warranty), he called the dealer and explained the problem. First question from Deviously Evasive Dealer (DED): “Did you check to see […]