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Michael Dunn
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The intern
Michael Dunn   10/7/2013 4:33:43 PM
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He's our top programmer – here from kindergarten on a co-op term.

jeremybirch
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Re: The intern
jeremybirch   10/8/2013 10:37:31 AM
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When they said our new data center would need a lot of juice, this was not what I was expecting

 

Ehecatl
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Seedbed
Ehecatl   10/7/2013 5:08:04 PM
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And this is our seedbed for professional services talent.



Dan.Roganti
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prodigy
Dan.Roganti   10/7/2013 9:21:56 PM
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Here's our illustrious prodigy at work mastering the conglomerate, worldwide mesh of network infrastructure here at NSA straight from elementary school, Edward Snowden

seaEE
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A round for the house
seaEE   10/8/2013 1:06:00 AM
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That's Shasta Tiki Punch he's drinking.  And he hasn't written a bad line of code yet.  I'm thinking of ordering the stuff for all of our programmers.

David Ashton
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October Caption Contest
David Ashton   10/8/2013 4:00:16 AM
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....Windows crashed again.......

David Ashton
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October caption contest
David Ashton   10/8/2013 4:28:22 AM
"He reckons the radiation from the screens helps his acne...."

David Ashton
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October caption contest
David Ashton   10/8/2013 4:33:21 AM
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Head of Lab: "But he told us he was 21!  And he's our best designer!"

Principal: "Baloney! He's only 14! And he's coming back to school!"

David Ashton
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October caption comp
David Ashton   10/8/2013 6:04:27 AM
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"He's sulking 'cos Caleb's not offering any cool boards as prizes in this month's caption comp!"       :-p

Caleb Kraft
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Re: October caption comp
Caleb Kraft   10/8/2013 5:15:43 PM
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Sorry, I don't have any to offer!

bnowak0
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October Caption
bnowak0   10/8/2013 8:52:42 AM
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"We've been asked to cut back on our office spending again. So give him one juice box now, and another one AFTER he finishes his work."

rick merritt
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Re: October Caption
rick merritt   10/9/2013 2:23:38 AM
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Oh my! I'm afraid this one may set STEM back a few months ;-)

bnowak0
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October Caption
bnowak0   10/8/2013 8:55:49 AM
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"No. Trust me, that's not the strangest thing I've seen around here. Last month there was a shark!"

Frank Eory
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Re: October Caption
Frank Eory   10/8/2013 12:55:48 PM
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Our young tech here is demonstrating the "automated test" position.

Caleb Kraft
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Re: October Caption
Caleb Kraft   10/8/2013 5:16:16 PM
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haha, that theme could just keep going forever.

Rick_Hille
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Oct Caption Contest
Rick_Hille   10/8/2013 3:34:14 PM
When regression testing goes terribly wrong.

MKolb
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October Caption Contest
MKolb   10/8/2013 6:39:00 PM
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We finally figured out a way to herd all the software cats into the office during normal hours.  We provide large amounts of their favorite junk food and drink and up to four computers and development boards at each workstation.  Now all we have to do is figure out how to get them to go home.

David Ashton
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October Caption Comp
David Ashton   10/8/2013 7:00:27 PM
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He's waiting for us to get him a higher chair so he can reach the keyboard...

seaEE
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Waiter!
seaEE   10/8/2013 10:25:46 PM
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Oops!  I just realized I forgot to bring the bucket of popcorn he requested.

MKolb
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October Caption Contest
MKolb   10/9/2013 6:54:13 PM
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...and this is where we keep the software engineers.  They write amazing code, but they don't exactly give our customers a warm fuzzy feeling.

MKolb
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October Caption Contest
MKolb   10/9/2013 6:57:47 PM
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This lab IS clean.  You should have seen it a couple of days ago when we got word that the Engineering VP was visiting.

MKolb
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October Caption Contest
MKolb   10/9/2013 7:03:51 PM
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As his boss and the company VP entered the lab, little Jimmy suddenly realized it is hard to look busy while slurping up a Route 44 and waiting on his code to compile.

MKolb
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October Caption Contest
MKolb   10/9/2013 7:12:37 PM
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We have found that putting the engineers in a dimly lit room and feeding them Big Slurpees makes them more productive.

MKolb
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October Caption Contest
MKolb   10/9/2013 7:31:26 PM
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This is where we put the interns.  The boss likes to call it the Romper Room.

MKolb
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October Caption Contest
MKolb   10/10/2013 12:49:26 PM
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Look I know Bobby is too young to work up here, but he fixed John's data networking timing algorithm and now he's working on the fuel ignition timing loop.  As long as we get him back to the daycare center downstairs before 3:45...

MKolb
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October Caption Contest
MKolb   10/10/2013 1:31:29 PM
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This is our Advanced Interface Lab.  Joe's working on developing a mental interface to Grand Theft Auto V.  The best we have been able to do is stream "Sesame Street".

MKolb
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October Caption Contest
MKolb   10/10/2013 1:34:15 PM
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Our research has determined if you start working full time at age 10, most engineers should be able to afford to retire by the time they are 72!

bnowak0
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October Caption
bnowak0   10/11/2013 2:43:15 PM
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It just so happens that the boss' son is here. He's asking for a "minecraft server" without any "noobs" or "griefers" on it. If you can decipher any of that for us then the job is yours.

Don Swaab
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October Caption
Don Swaab   10/12/2013 4:15:55 PM
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He just designed a state-of-the-art smartphone using lego blocks.

Don Swaab
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October Caption
Don Swaab   10/12/2013 4:17:10 PM
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He works cheap - We pay him in milkshakes.

David Ashton
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October caption comp
David Ashton   10/12/2013 8:25:00 PM
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Head of Lab: "Come on Billy, it's time for your afternoon nap."   Aside, to assistant: "Well, I suppose we should be glad he doesn't take smoke breaks...."

zeeglen
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Re: October caption comp
zeeglen   10/12/2013 9:21:11 PM
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This is our video game addiction quotient evaluator.  The more rotund he gets, the better the game.

Denis.Giri
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2013/10 caption contest
Denis.Giri   10/14/2013 6:58:19 AM
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The average age of employees in a semiconductor company decreases at a rate of roughly a factor two per year.

bkeller137
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October Caption Contest
bkeller137   10/14/2013 8:43:45 AM
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...and here is our Usability Lab - where we ensure users don't have to be smarter than a 5th grader.

BrainiacV
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New interface
BrainiacV   10/14/2013 11:21:28 AM
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...and in here we are testing the new oral interface.

MKolb
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October Caption Contest
MKolb   10/15/2013 9:33:12 AM
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Uh oh...  The boss is here!  Remain calm. Must not panic.  Keep body between boss's line of sight and drink.  Hide drink.  Act normal.  Be cool.

MKolb
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October Caption Contest
MKolb   10/15/2013 3:00:01 PM
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According to Murphy, the one thing out of multiple possibilities that will cause the most damage will happen as in this case where the engineer spilled his Coke on the just completed and working prototype anti-gravity generator.

MKolb
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October Caption Contest
MKolb   10/15/2013 3:02:36 PM
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The older I get the more these new grads look like kids!

MKolb
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October Caption Contest
MKolb   10/15/2013 3:24:21 PM
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You can ask the engineers anything you want, just remember to get it translated into English.

MKolb
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October Caption Contest
MKolb   10/15/2013 3:28:19 PM
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OK as the lab manager you will have to talk with engineers.  How up to date are you on engineerspeak?

MKolb
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October Caption Contest
MKolb   10/15/2013 3:31:27 PM
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Yeah, we have to remind the boy genius here that he has work to do rather than write caption contest entries!

NoNIckName_#2
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October Caption
NoNIckName_#2   10/15/2013 3:48:09 PM
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Productivity went way up after we started putting the parents in our day-care center and letting the kids do the work.

NoNIckName_#2
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October Caption
NoNIckName_#2   10/15/2013 3:50:30 PM
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The employees are in day care playing poker.  We do much better with their kids doing the real work.

MKolb
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October Caption Contest
MKolb   10/17/2013 10:33:47 AM
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Just so you know, your engineering team is just like a bunch of cats.  Some are friendly, some skittish, some complain alot, some demand alot of attention and some are just plain trouble.  The thing you have to be able to do is get them to all work towards the same goal at the same time.

MKolb
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October Caption Contest
MKolb   10/17/2013 10:38:03 AM
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Your job should you decide to accept it is to keep the interns on track.  Good Luck!!

NoNIckName_#2
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October Caption
NoNIckName_#2   10/18/2013 2:24:51 PM
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The boss says that Maggie's keyboard is always sticky.  Any ideas why?

Wnderer
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October Caption Contest
Wnderer   10/18/2013 4:57:14 PM
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Step into the lab and check out my baby.

pruden
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ICE-E
pruden   10/21/2013 3:06:52 PM
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The new kid didn't quite get it when we said to debug the prototype with ICE, so he's doing it with an ICEE.



Frank Eory
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Re: ICE-E
Frank Eory   10/21/2013 7:36:39 PM
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I'd like you to meet the young man who is leading our cost reduction initiative to replace all the expensive lab equipment with gaming consoles.

MKolb
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October Caption Contest
MKolb   10/23/2013 10:21:17 AM
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Yeah, the new kid was top of his class in CS, but he doesn't know a thing about programming and debugging an embedded microcontroller board.

MKolb
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October Caption Contest
MKolb   10/23/2013 10:28:47 AM
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I know we aren't doing anything right now, but upper management won't let us start on the job without a firm commitment (money) from the customer.

MKolb
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October Caption Contest
MKolb   10/23/2013 10:36:37 AM
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If we don't win a new contract soon we may have to lay people off.  Accounting is already pitching a fit because we have exceeded our overhead budget.

MKolb
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October Caption Contest
MKolb   10/23/2013 10:41:57 AM
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Technically, this is the Integrated Computer Engineering Environment Lab.  We just call it the ICEE Lab.

MKolb
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October Caption Contest
MKolb   10/25/2013 12:04:59 PM
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Yeah, we aren't having much luck weaning him off of Mountain Dew!

MKolb
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October Caption Contest
MKolb   10/25/2013 12:13:31 PM
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The only compensation Bobby asked for to complete the bridge simulation was a pair of pointed ears and a blue shirt.

NoNIckName_#2
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October Caption
NoNIckName_#2   10/26/2013 1:25:20 PM
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I warned you that productivity would slip if we disallowed Mickey Mouse ears in the software lab.

NoNIckName_#2
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October Caption
NoNIckName_#2   10/30/2013 5:59:07 PM
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Welcome aboard! You'll be reporting to Jimmy here while you learn the ropes.

TFCSD
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October's Caption Contest Has Arrived
TFCSD   6/6/2014 12:09:47 AM
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And he has 20 years experience with a Phd.

Minturn
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October Caption Contest
Minturn   7/21/2014 1:45:46 PM
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I guess this what they meant by "Slurping the 'Net"



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