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June 27, 1996: Bits, Bytes, B**bs

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* Random computer thoughts                                               *
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There are two major products to come out of Berkeley: LSD and Unix.  This 
is probably not a coincidence.

I have a thin client.  What do I do with it?

Who do Microsoft people call for Help?

Source: PC Week


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* In his defense, at least he's consistent                               *
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This month, the first of six pending lawsuits for improper diagnoses 
against Washington, DC physician Peter Kwon goes to trial.  According to 
one patient, Kwon "examined my breasts no matter what I told him is 
wrong."  Kwon admits he gives breast exams to every female patient if more
than 30 days has alapsed since the previous breast exam.

Source: News of the Weird


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1. You ask the waiter what the restaurant's core competencies are.

2. You decide to re-org your family into a "team-based organization."

3. You can spell "paradigm."

4. You actually know what a paradigm is.

5. You think that it's actually efficient to write a ten page paper with 
   six other people you don't know.

6. You believe every company is "a traditional functional organization, 
   with promotion based on tenure, but one that needs to change as it is 
   facing ever increasing competition..."

7. You explain to your bank manager that you prefer to think of yourself 
   as "highly leveraged" as opposed to "in debt."

8. You can explain to somebody the difference between "re-engineering," 
   "down-sizing," "right-sizing," and "firing people."

9. You start to feel sorry for Dilbert's boss.

10. You refer to divorce as "divestiture."

11. You use the term "value-added" without falling down laughing.

12. You give constructive feedback to your dog

Source: The "omni-present" Ginny Sun


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