RE: Back to the Dark Ages.

Subject: RE: Back to the Dark Ages.
From: "Ed Gregory" <ed -at- gregorynet -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2002 02:30:17 -0500


Most recent nightmare: $100 million company rolling out a $10 million
software package hires for a team of RoboHelp contractors, buys one copy,
puts it on a machine locked away in the IT department, and tells them to
work out a schedule for using RH remotely via PC Anywhere. Does this sound
like some junior high school AV club kludge to you?


And on really ancient history:
First computer job: 1971, freshly returned from Vietnam, found a night job
at a bank running a card sorter and using an ancient and colossal paper tape
adding machine to reconcile the daily activities of "correspondent" banks.



-Ed Gregory
(Still yawning.)





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