Geek Humor: 8 Cartoons About Common IT Issues


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Enjoy 8 cartoons illustrated by John Klossner that poke fun at common IT security, data and management issues.

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Geek Humor: 8 Cartoons About Common IT Issues

  1. 1. Geek HumorEnjoy 8 cartoons thatpoke fun at commonIT security, data andmanagement issues.
  2. 2. There’s little success where there’s little laughter. Andrew Carnegie Your company and your clients depend upon you, the stoic IT professional, to keep critical systems secure and running around the clock. This responsibility requires your team to maintain the highest industry standards in security and performance. However, it also requires a positive attitude. Please enjoy this assortment of the best IT-related humor created by the cartoonist John Klossner and brought to you by Citrix.2
  3. 3. IT Security and Data Humor Given a choice between dancing pigs and security, users will pick dancing pigs every time. Edward Felten and Gary McGraw3
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  9. 9. Evolution of Technology One-Liners “There are only 10 types of people in the world: those that understand binary and those that don’t.” “Artificial intelligence usually beats real stupidity.” “To err is human – and to blame it on a computer is even more so.” “CAPS LOCK – Preventing Login Since 1980.” “If at first you don’t succeed, call it version 1.0.” Tina Sieber www.makeuseof.com9
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  11. 11. IT Management Joke How many CIOs does it take to screw in a light bulb? • Define light bulb? • Can’t we just move it to the cloud? • You can unscrew a light bulb? • “The change is 90% complete.” • None. “We’ll just tell the users darkness is an enhancement.” • Two, one to screw in the light bulb, and one to watch him to make sure he doesn’t say ‘nipple.’ • It burned out? Are you sure you tried rebooting? • I thought cloud computing made maintenance a thing of the past. The Higher Ed CIO www. blog.thehigheredcio.com11
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  14. 14. Citrix GoTo cloud services Citrix GoTo cloud-based solutions make it easy for IT professionals to maintain work-life balance and support employees — anytime, anywhere. GoToAssist enables individuals and organizations to provide secure technical assistance to people and technology, to quickly assign and track incidents and manage updates and configuration changes and to easily monitor their IT infrastructure. GoToMeeting makes it easy for individuals and organizations to meet, present information and demonstrate products in secure online meetings. Its cost-effective subscription model delivers unlimited meetings for one flat fee and includes built-in audio and HD video conferencing. GoToMyPC is the simple-to-use remote access tool that lets you instantly connect with your Mac or PC from any Internet connection. About the Cartoonist John Klossner’s cartoons and illustrations have appeared in a wide variety of print and electronic publications, including The New Yorker, Barron’s, Computerworld, Federal Computer Week, and The Wall Street Journal. Learn more at “Citrix remains the market share leader… by focusing on simple-to-use solutions and introducing innovative services that deliver on customer needs.” - IDC14
  15. 15. Additional Resources Access upcoming and on-demand webinars, case studies and best practices white papers about working from anywhere with anyone. Read the blog dedicated to all things related to workshifting (getting work done outside the traditional office), including best practices tips and tricks.15
  16. 16. About Citrix Citrix is transforming how people, businesses and IT work and collaborate in the cloud era. Its portfolio of GoTo cloud services enable people to work from anywhere with anyone by providing simple-to-use cloud-based collaboration, remote access and IT support solutions for every type of business. Learn more at and © 2012 Citrix Online, LLC. All rights reserved. Citrix, GoToAssist, GoToMeeting, GoToMyPC, GoToTraining, GoToWebinar, Podio and ShareFile are trademarks of Citrix or a subsidiary thereof, and are or may be registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. 10.19.12/B-86928/PDF citrixonline.com16