RE: Don't panic.

  • From: "Troy V. Barkmeier" <barky@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "Technocracy" <technocracy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2000 11:09:56 -0500

Damn it, damn it, DAMNNITT!!! It's taken me over three years of grueling 
debate to convince the majority of faculty in the public labs that the 
powersave mode on the monitors actually does work, therefore there is no 
reason for them to ever turn off the monitors. Now I'll have to start all 
over again. ;)


>Yeah, 'cause you know, that equipment can't possibly be functioning
>if the monitors are shut off :-P
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Steve Baker [mailto:ice@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
>Sent: Thursday, July 13, 2000 10:49 AM
>To: technocracy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: Don't panic.
>  Boy, if you want to throw an entire department into a state of panic, just
>turn off all the monitors in one of their labs.  So much for trying to save
>a little power.

Observation attributed to Prof. Robert Wilensky of the University of 
California at Berkeley:

"We've all heard that a million monkeys banging on a million typewriters 
will eventually reproduce the works of Shakespeare. Now, thanks to the 
Internet, we know this is not true."

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