Mark Bowytz

Besides contributing at @TheDailyWTF, I write DevDisasters for Visual Studio Magazine, and involved in various side projects including child rearing and marriage. Twitter: @mbowytz

One Size Fits All

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"Multi-platform AND multi-gender! Who knew SSDs could be so accomodating?" Felipe C. wrote.


What About the Fish?

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"On the one hand, I don't want to know what the fish has to do with Boris Johnson's love life...but on the other hand I have to know!" Mark R. writes.


Intentionally Obtuse

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"Normally I do pretty well on the Super Quiz, but then they decided to do it in Latin," writes Mike S.


Choice is but an Illusion

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"If you choose not to decide which button to press, you still have made a choice," Rob H. wrote.


Nice Day for Golf (in Hades)

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"A coworker was looking up what the weather was going to be like for his tee time. He said he’s definitely wearing shorts," writes Angela A.


The Parameter was NOT Set

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"Spotted this in front of a retro-looking record player in an Italian tech shop. I don't think anybody had any idea how to categorize it so they just left it up to the system," Marco D. writes.


Errors Don't Always Ad up

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"You know, I'm thinking that The guys working on AT&T's DIRECTV service must have not done well with fractions in school," Andrew T. writes.


Classic WTF: Working Around, Over and Through the Process

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It's still a holiday weekend in the US; after playing with fireworks yesterday, most of us have to spend today trying to find the fingers we lost. There are no fireworks in this classic story, but there may be some karma… Original --Remy

When Kevin landed a job at Townbank in the late 1980s, he came face-to-face with the same thing that thousands of newly minted developers had encountered before and since – there is more to being a corporate programmer than just writing code – there’s the process.

Second only, perhaps, to the strict rules commanded by the world’s religions, the process keeps the code consistent. Glory to the process – praised be the process - the process is good, the process should always be followed, and above all, the process is good for you!


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