Random Technology Humor
These engineering and
science tech-centric jokes,
song parodies, anecdotes and assorted humor have been collected from friends and
websites across the Internet. I check back occasionally for new fodder, but it
seems all the old content is reappearing all over (like this is). The humor is light-hearted and
clean and sometimes slightly assaultive to the easily-offended, so you are forewarned. It is all workplace-safe.
- A woman
called the Canon help desk with a problem with her printer. The tech asked her if she was "running it under Windows." The woman then responded,
"No, my desk is next to the door. But that is a good point. The man sitting in the cubicle next to me is under a window, and his is working
- I work for a local ISP. Frequently we receive phone calls that go something like this: Customer: "Hi. Is this the Internet?"
- Computers must be female, because ...
- As soon as you have one, a better one is just around
- Even your smallest mistakes are immediately committed to
memory for future
- The message "Bad Command or File Name" is about as
informative as "If you
don't know why I'm mad at you,
then I'm certainly not going to tell you".
- As soon as
you make a commitment to one, you find yourself
spending half of your paycheck on accessories for it.
- Computers must be male, because ...
- They look nice and shiny until you bring them home.
do whatever you say if you push the right buttons.
- In order to get their attention, you have to turn them on.
- It is always necessary to have a backup.
- A young executive was leaving the office at 6 p.m. when he found the CEO standing in front of a shredder with a piece of paper in his
hand. "Listen," said the CEO, "this is important, and my secretary has left. Can you make this thing work?" "Certainly," said the young
executive. He turned the machine on, inserted the paper, and pressed the start button. "Excellent, excellent!" said the CEO as his paper
disappeared inside the machine. "I just need one copy."
- Theory is when you think you know something but it doesn't work. Practice is when something works but you don't know why. Usually we
combine theory and practice: nothing works and we don't know why.
- If you ask electronics engineer " To be or not to be ?" , his answer will be "One!" How come?
(send me an e-mail if you can't figure it out)