Friday, July 21, 2006

Virus alert.

Microsoft issued a warning about a PowerPoint virus on Thursday. Apparently, this virus can infect every system in a corporation, bringing productive work to a halt and generating gigabites of cheesy slide shows with goofy bar graphs and trite dissolve transitions.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

The unfortunate problem with this is that nobody can tell the infected files from the real thing.

Joseph said...

I can't wait until my sister moves out so I can put Linux on my PC.

Zendo Deb said...

"Apparently, this virus can infect every system in a corporation, bringing productive work to a halt and generating gigabites of cheesy slide shows with goofy bar graphs and trite dissolve transitions."

That isn't the virus... that is the main purpose of PowerPoint.... to take a complex series of business problems and reduce them to some meaningless 3 color graphs... So everyone - the LEAST common demonenator - can sound like they understand the issue. And after a week's worth of meetings, management will convene a task force to produce a straw-man to divise a strategy, to ....

Sorry I had flash-back to working in Corp. America.