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Friday, August 15, 2003

Jane! Stop This Crazy Thing!

Remember George Jetson's job at Spacely Sprockets, the one he kept getting fired from? It was more or less pushing buttons all day.

I thought to myself "How unrealistic and silly of them!" Not because of the car that folded up into a suitcase, because no company would hire someone to just push buttons all day.

Fast forward to 2003. I spent a big chunk of my day simply scrolling through massive spreadsheets and ledger files. They all looked the same - I was checking for a small number of things that were, generally speaking, not there.

Which meant lots of, well, button-pushing.


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