IT - Humor

Memory-Lane Monday: Write Once, Use Never
ComputerWorld, September 3rd, 2019
Hey, don't worry about it; in a few years, no one will know what a DVD is.

"It's the early aughts, and IT department trainee gets the task of sorting through a pile of unlabeled recordable DVDs, reports the pilot fish who assigned him to the job.

'I asked him to check the DVDs one by one, discard obsolete data, sort blank media and label the rest of them according to their contents,' fish says..."

Throwback Thursday: Motivation
ComputerWorld, September 5th, 2019
How about never? Does never work for you?

"Pilot fish gets tapped to install a secure version of FTP on an existing FTP server. But figuring out when to do it turns out to be a challenge.

'The FTP server gets a lot more use than anyone realizes, because many of our processes are automated and EDI-related,' says fish. 'The new install will require some downtime for a reboot and configuration'..."

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