Friday, June 7, 2013

The fRiDaY File - How do you say that in XML?

Have you ever heard of Parkinson's Law?

Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.
Sure you have. Now how about this version?

Requirements expand to fill the computing power available.
If you've been in this business (computer system development) for more than a year or so, you know the absolute truth of Parkinson's Law.

However, if you need further proof (say, for management) here it is; Rand Paul's comedy routine on C-Span (yes, that's right, "Rand Paul", "comedy" and "C-Span" all in one sentence):

Burning water skis?

Yup, it's a code, V90.27 to be exact, or more specifically, "Drowning (accidental) - due to - accident (to) - watercraft - burning - unpowered - water skis V90.27".

When making outlandish claims, it's always important to check your sources:

To the burning water skis.

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