The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Tuesday, August 30, 2005

But I gotta wonder at the overdue fees …

For Wlofie: I didn't know you could check out people from the Malmö (Sweeden) City Library (link via Jason Kottke)! That's pretty cool.

Notes on a phone conversation as the dark clouds roll in

“What type of server is my site currently on? Because I need to use an Access database,” said the customer.

“Well, it's currently on our Unix server,” I replied, “so we'll need to—” KA-KRAAAAAAACK-BOOOM! “—oh holy sweet Mother of God we're all going to die! Aieeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!” It's amazing the small amount of space an adult human can occupy under the desk when the proper motivation is applied.

“Sir,” said the customer, “are you okay?”

Slowly peek my head out. “Yes … just a lightning strike across the street.”

Coincidentally enough, the customer's domain has the word “lightning” in it.

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