One of my friends posted this link from a 2004 article on StrangeHorizons.com on his Facebook page. Considering the state of the automation community, we may actually need to know how to do this soon. Enjoy.
From perennial humor contributor, Joe Kaulfersch of Pepperl+Fuchs:
Okay, coming down on the end of the week. Pizza for dinner? Meanwhile, how 'bout this? Both a bit funny and very interesting. . .
If a lawyer and a tax agent were both drowning in the river near you and you could only save one of them would you go to lunch or read the paper?
Dick Morley sent me a joke over the weekend that was so horrific that I have to share.
Okay. I'm not even going to pretend to be doing serious work. It's late in the afternoon right before a three-day weekend. Time for some serious unseriousness.
Long, long ago, in a galaxy far, far away there were toys that didn't require batteries or the layout of elebenty hundred dollars in upgrades and new games to provide fun. Some of them were so low tech that they were just pieces of wood or metal or even old socks,...
Here's a Friday Funny from Joe Kaulfersch, our man at Pepperl + Fuchs:
I know. I know. These days when anyone with a grain of sense is not spending money on anything except necessities (and drastically redefining what "necessities" means), I have no business going to the Costco weekly and drooling on the netbooks, but day-um. I want one--for all kinds of frivolous reasons.
Thanks to social media guru Peter Shankman, owner of the Help a Reporter Out franchise (HARO) for this.