A wife asks her husband, a software engineer, “Could you please go shopping for me and buy one carton of milk, and if they have eggs, get 6!” A short time later the husband comes back with 6 cartons of milk. The wife asks him, “Why the hell did you buy 6 cartons of milk?” He replied, “They had eggs.” (via Reddit)
CBC’s Marketplace did a segment last year about What you should know before you call a geek in to fix your computer: Their dorky company names and their cute little cars give off an air of friendly, helpful competence. But do the people who make computer house calls actually know what they’re doing? …we modified a computer to simulate a common hardware failure. Then we called in the nerds. The
Yellow Subroutine: In the town where I was born, Lived a man, who played with ‘C’. And he coded his whole life On a stack of Function Keys. So we traced to his data schemes, Til we found a ‘C’ routine.. And we lived beneath the SAVES, In our yellow Sub-Routine… WE ALL live in A YELLOW SUB-ROUTINE, YELLOW SUB-ROUTINE, YELLOW SUB-ROUTINE …. (ETC) Lots of Computer songs and poems
GeekDIY provides project ideas that geeks may be interested in, such as: Programming an Atari 2600 Game Setup a Pirate Radio Station Make a Lava Lamp
A Girl’s Guide to Geek Guys: Why Geek Dudes Rule: – They are generally available. – Other women will tend not to steal them. – They can fix things. – Your parents will love them. – They’re smart.