Saturday, September 26, 2009

Don't become a scientist!

This is a very interesting screed against science written by a tenured professor in physics at WashU. It was written in 1999, and he is essentially saying that there is so little hope of a permenant job in science, you are far better off become a plumber or something similiar.

In this light, it makes alot of sense that I jumped ship and am working on my network engineering certification.

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Best Telemarketing scam ever

This is from WOWEconomics, but I had to share.

Apparently this is done by a comedian Tom Mabe, and he has a tape recorder at his phone ready to go whenever a telemarketer calls. Well, one fateful night....