The Office Printer Prank

The Office Printer Prank

    There’s a sales guy at my work who has his own printer in his cubicle and one day I noticed it was also available as a networked printer, so every few weeks for about two years I would send a Microsoft Word document to his printer so it looked like the printer was…

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IT System Meltdown

IT System Meltdown

  I witnessed this astounding IT meltdown around 2004 in a large academic organization. An employee decided to send a broad solicitation about her need for a local apartment. She happened to discover and decided to use an all-employees@org.edu type of email address that included everyone. By “everyone,” I mean every employee in a 30,000-employee academic institution….

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