Mike Lester by Mike Lester

Mike Lester

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  1. Michael wme

    Michael wme said, 9 months ago

    Back in 2000 when I’d been laid off and was looking for a job in IT, I was told that no one old enough to shave could do any decent IT work. At my age (they said) I had to be in sales on straight commission, with any IT work I sold given to someone about 12 years old.


    Mr Lester thinks if Obama would listen, that’s the answer to the healthcare.gov website problems.

  2. MortyForTyrant

    MortyForTyrant said, 9 months ago

    @Michael wme

    I’m approaching 50 and i work as system administrator. I manage about 30 servers and 100 workstations. Nobody at my company calls me old, they call me “That hard-nosed mofo that got that s#!t working again”. Some of them don’t shave yet, but i get RESPECT for knowing my stuff…

  3. MortyForTyrant

    MortyForTyrant said, 9 months ago

    @Tigger

    He still uses a Blackberry. Nuff said :-)

  4. MortyForTyrant

    MortyForTyrant said, 9 months ago

    When i read the headline on CBS “President would solve website himself, but doesn’t code” my head hit the desk so hard it left a mark on both…

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    Has America lost all of it’s marbles? How can it be that a sitting President is required to issue such a statement? YOU SENT MEN TO THE MOON!!!

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    May the Lord be my witness, I’m one step away from catching the red-eye to DC and fixing it myself! I can round up a team at my company in five minutes, you give me 1% of the annual defense budget to pay them and for decent hardware and IT IS DONE!

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    Jeez Luise! HE is frustrated? No, he’s not. He isn’t NEAR the level of frustration that i feel, and i live across the pond! But i love computers, i know them in and out, and seeing something like this hurts me in a way only other old-school hackers(1) can understand.

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    (1): hacker – see definition of 1963 MIT “hackers” who helped NASA, not some criminal you may have seen in the news called this inappropriately

  5. Zuhlamon

    Zuhlamon said, 9 months ago

    @Debt Free

    Your comment is even more irrelevant than this ’toon.

  6. artistdavid

    artistdavid said, 8 months ago

    @Debt Free

    It makes sense to me! Any friend of the Obama’s or Clintons, can screw up anything and not get fired. And then this paragraph will be labeled Racist!

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