Location: an office. An open door is in the wall. A desk with computer is perpendicular the open door. Programmer is at the desk, typing. After a pause enters IT Person.
IT: Don't mind us.
[ Programmer types without noticing. ]
IT: I said not to mind us.
[ Programmer continues. ]
IT: Hey! [ Programmer looks up. ] I said don't mind us. [ IT Person exits. Programmer sits a few seconds, then stands partway. ]
Programmer: [ To the door ] And if you come back you'll get more of the same! ... [ To self ] Not enough of you to be an us.( Collapse )
Trivia: As late as 1903 almost half the states in the United States limited the duration of corporate charters to between 20 and 50 years. Source: The Company: A Short History Of A Revolutionary Idea, John Micklethwait, Adrian Wooldridge.
Currently Reading: The Big Switch: Rewiring The World, From Edison To Google, Nicholas Carr.