Friday, June 22, 2007

unproductive but geekishly fulfilling things to do at work


  • search for internal code names of your company's products in google to see how many of your company's confidential documents are on the www. puzzle over who to report it to when you succeed.

  • run the same google search queries in different browsers and different computers and compare the results. philosophize over the reasons for the different results with an equally bored colleague.

  • pretend to be a web browser, telnetting into sites and giving weird names to yourself, hoping that some dilligent webmaster catches it in his logs and gets very puzzled.

  • blog it.

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