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Boss Says Employees Can't Idle, Employee Writes Code To Comply

At some jobs, the boss only really cares if the work gets done. At other jobs, the boss is so obsessed that employees are working every second of the day that it ends up making things less efficient. For example, this boss who demanded an endless task be completed, and ended up stuck with it. In this case, boss man was upset with the thought of anyone's computer idling. So naturally this employee figured out a way to make everyone happy.

Boss says computers can't idle, so employee writes code to keep idling from ocurring
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29 Safety Failures That Would Give OSHA Nightmares

Ever had a boss that wanted to do something you knew was stupid, like standing on a ladder supported by a second ladder, supported by something on wheels? And you're like "I think this is unsafe" and he's all "this is how we've done it for years and nothing bad has happened, I mean except that one time." Man, screw that noise.

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By Masry
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Ugh, never mind. Goodbye, World...

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The book "Barbie: I Can Be a Computer Engineer" sounds promising from the title, but as many have discovered, the plot turns out to be a misogynistic disaster.

In the story (which was released in 2013), Barbie is designing a video game (yay!), but instead of doing the coding herself, she requires the help of two men (boo!). Because try as she might, it takes more than a silly girl with a heart-shaped flash drive necklace to do the heavy lifting, according to the children's story.

After infecting everyone's computers with a virus, and begging for help from her friends Steven and Brian, Barbie ends up taking all the credit for her completed game.

As a result of this discovery, the Internet has decided to re-write the book.

On the site "Feminist Hacker Barbie," users can submit their own take on the story, to "help Barbie be the competent, independent, bad-ass engineer that she wants to be."



Casey Fiesler, a PhD student at Georgia Tech, has also remixed her own version of the story.



Her main issue with the book:

The problem isn't even that Barbie isn't a 'real' computer scientist because she isn't coding. (I am one of those mostly-non-coding computer scientists myself, though now I'm tempted to make a game about robot puppies shooting lasers anyway.) The problem is the assumption that she is a designer, not a coder, and the coders are boys.

Maybe the new "normal Barbie" Lammily will be more successful at an engineering career.

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Now when you read your kid's text messages, you'll know when it's appropriate to cry about your lost child.