Day 22: April PAD 2013 – Racing, with the Computer Guy

English: Formula three racing car at Hockenhei...

English: Formula three racing car at Hockenheimring. #27 Basil Shaaban (HBR Motorsport) Français : Une Formule 3 dans le circuit d’Hockenheim (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Racing, with the Computer Guy

You want the change now?
And everything must keep running?
Yes, it’s easy to do at home.

Let me explain the complexity, here:
Does your home support a million users?
Do you lose money when you reboot?

Imagine you’re in a race car,
Going 200 miles per hour,
and want me to change a spark plug.

If you don’t want it to explode,
And if I’m not allowed to pull over,
Give me some time to plan a little.

Having worked on computers for a long time, I’ve seen many frustrated users who don’t understand why fixing their work computer might take a little longer than what they do at home. They demand for you to work fast, cheaply and do a good job (I contend that you only get to pick two).So, this poem is for the frustrated computer users out there.

About ewdupler

Gene is an avid outdoorsman, loves reading and is known to put pen to paper (well, he types) as an amateur poet.
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