The full story behind Little Edvin Tables : ‘As the names are so similar, searches for our company in the official Norwegian registry of just-about-anything (Brønnøysundregistrene) often resulted in potential customers looking up the wrong company. To prevent this confusion we recently changed the name of the old (non-LLC) company, and figured we’d use the opportunity for some harmless – or so we thought – fun.’
(tags: little-bobby-tables sql injection xss via:mikkohypponen norway sysedata security)
Tesco brand in Ireland “almost exclusively” associated with a Paddy Tax rip-off : ‘Consumers, media and government associate Tesco Ireland almost exclusively with price differentials between Northern Ireland and Ireland.’ Talk about a massive PR fail!
(tags: pr fail disaster tesco paddy-tax rip-off-ireland rip-offs surveys northern-ireland ireland)
great neologism: meatcloud : ie. server-deployment sysadmin teams. ‘If you want to participate in this ‘as a Service’ brave new world, and your plan to bring up new servers involves a meatcloud ssh’ing their little hearts out, you might as well give up now’
(tags: sysadmin meatcloud funny puppet agile neologism infrastructure words saas cloud-computing ec2 deployment)
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