The kind of college kid who does things like create a web browser generally doesn’t spend a lot of time on drinking. Bug fixing is MUCH more satisfying, even if you do end up with a pizza and too much Jolt Cola hangover anyway.
And people will believe the lies.
“You’re travelling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind; Do not adjust your set. We control the horizontal and the vertical. Now put on your mask..no take off your mask. Smear some jelly on your face and go find some bees. No, forget that. Cover your eyes. Do you see that Tide Pod. Eat it. Wait! Do a Ctl+Shift +A. Wait while we update your system. Send us $10,000 in bit coin. Hang on it’s up to $58K. You’re system has been encrypted and locked. Call 555-1212 for tech support. Is your camera on? Type in your Social Security number and credit card with the biggest credit line. (Long Pause) SFX: Crashing sound as you through the bleeding contraption through the window.
With the way people react to things on the net I’m pretty sure that HTML stands for
Hyper Tension Mother Load.
I suspect, no proof, that a sanitation engineer pulls down more pay than many programmers. Talk about Garbage in. Garbage out. ;>
Al Gore I presume after he invented the DARPA Internet
So THAT is who invented Netscape! I loved it at the time. It loaded WAY faster than Internet Explorer.
H.G. Wells, in a broadcast speech, predicted a time when one could locate any book in the world and order it delivered. He also envisioned a universal encyclopedia that would be available from anywhere in the world. Sound familiar?
It’s true that garbage men have a lot of technology thrown at them…!
It was slow back then. Just downloading a picture of Heather Locklear would take two or three minutes!
oh looky kitty pictures!
Hence the expression Garbage In – Garbage Out.
There seems to be no limit to the ability to mine humanity’s desire for procrastination …
Now I know who invented the phrase “Garbage In Garbage Out”.
The garbage man is my favorite character on Dilbert.
Blame Al Gore.
In the movie ‘The Social Network’ panel three predicts how Facebook began.
A Garbage Man and Doggiebert collaboration is so much more credible an Origin Story for the ’net browser than some drunken college kid and/or Algore….