Wednesday, May 2, 2007

Businesses have backup problems too!

So it seems that it's just not individuals like me that are living on the edge. TechCrunch reports that the June issue of Business 2.0 magazine was deleted from their servers prior to going to print! And their backup server didn't do it's job... Most of the text was apparently retrieved from emails to lawyers, but all the graphics had to be recreated from scratch.


AV said...

Talking of businesses (and of hijacking blogs when you don't one of your own), ...

Emerging 'isms' of the new economy

You have 1000 poor cows. You put them on a nice campus, & send them one at a time to the US for milking.

You have 10 cows. You make them work so that they give milk of 100 cows

GE has a cow. You take 49% of the milk.

Intel has a Goat. Samsung has a Camel. Buy milk from both & sell it as Cow's milk.

You have old stubborn cows. You sell them as pet dogs to innocent small businessmen.

You have a cow. Force the world to buy milk from you. Spend a million dollars to feed poorer cows.

You have a bull. It doesn't give milk. You hate Microsoft.

You have a cow. You don't know which side to milk, so you sell tools to help milk cows.

You don't have a cow. You sell milking solutions for cows implemented by milking consultants.

You have a cow. You sell iMilk.

You have a cow. You spend $50 mn to develop the world's thinnest milk.

Welcome to Citibank. If you have a cow, press 1. If you have a bull, press 2...stay on line if you'd like our customer care to milk it for you.

You don't know if what you have is a cow. You sell complete milking solutions through authorized resellers only.

You have a donkey. People think you have a 100-year old cow. If someone finds out, that's his imagination at work.

You don't yet have a cow. You sell empty cans to people for Rs. 501, because Dhirubhai wanted everyone to have milk.

You have a very old cow. You re-brand it as TATA Indicow

Pandu Nayak said...

Yo! No hijacking the blog with corny jokes of all things!

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