Code or Porn... that is the question...

This is the last thing I would have ever expected to read on the news, but it seems it is true (or at least I hope it is), and it totally made my day. Upon reading it I could hardly contain myself, and I literally ended up rolling on the floor laughing...

This dude who works for Yahoo's Erotica Department was fired because he would keep writing code at work instead of watching porn all day. It's like the universe is all upside down all of a sudden... why couldn't I have his job? I'd never get fired...

This is what he had to say for himself:
"I'd be pounding out some hot code and then the boss would come by and I'd have to quickly switch to Jenna Jameson taking it from behind. I needed quick fingers, but I wasn't quick enough. She kept catching me with Emacs open."

Does this remind anyone of almost getting caught watching porn in front of your computer and loving yourself when you were probably supposed to be doing something else?

He also added that watching porn at work was a "snoozefest. The first hacker's rule is: Don't waste your time with boring stuff. And what's more depressing and pathetic than browsing through tits, legs, twats and kink all day? Nothing gets me more excited than shooting out lines of code."

His boss, Diane Vice, Yahoo's Director of Consumer Porn, who sounds like a totally cool chick, by the way, said that "he wouldn't listen. Finally, I had security check his hard drive and there were megs upon megs of perl code - search functions, text parsers, it was sickening. That was the last straw, we don't need perl divers in the Erotica category, we need muff divers. Adios Mr. Munk."

Update: I was totally fooled... the site that reported this 'news' is sort of like The Onion, so the whole thing was a spoof... but it's still hilarious!
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