Flashback Friday: What's 24,000 Pages In The Bigger Scheme Of Things?
ComputerWorld, June 19th, 2020
June 19, 2020,
Volume 267, Issue 3
Probably a big chunk of a tree.
"It's the 1980s, and this pilot fish works in an accounting department, where he responds to company order to find ways to lower costs by submitting a request to stop printing six useless inventory reports. 'We always immediately tossed them into recycling, and it would save about 1,000 pages per month,' says fish.
The response comes back from IT: 'The inventory system is so poorly documented that it would cost more to shut down the print run than we could save.'
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