computer

Favorite

People's Best Clues that We're Living in The Matrix

There are universal moments that people experience, some weird hard rules about our universe, and just some straight up weird coincidences that would give anyone reason to believe that we're living in a poorly run simulation. People see what they consider to be glitches in the matrix all the time, and it's extremely tempting to believe that it's all a simulation, man.

things about our universe that make it seem like it's a simulation | Chinpokomono Baader-Meinhof phenomenon learn something new seems like see everywhere right after Like video game learn some new move then is immediately applicable life. RectumPiercing 18.7k points 21 hours ago O 82 8 7 More Motherfucker just telling someone about Baader-Meinhof phenomenon couple hours ago
View List
  • -
  • Vote
  • -
Favorite

Gamer Accidentally Severely Bottlenecks PC For Years

Oh man, these kinds of revelations are the true humbling moments in one's life. This dude ended up learning that they'd been depriving their PC of optimal performance for years, when the quick fix was waiting right around the corner. Oh well, it can happen to the best of us, and at least it worked out in the end. Even if it took a few years to get there. 

Gamer accidentally bottlenecks his PC for three years | r/tifu u/theRAMlord TIFU by accidentally severely bottlenecking my PC over 3 years. M TL;DR at bottom waffled built my first ever PC around 3.5 years ago s pretty budget but thought 500 spending on parts would be pretty decent. So follow couple youtube tutorials build and everything worked fine first try my absolute surprise. Over course 3 years, lI've never had one problem with other than pretty slow and could only run games on low
View List
  • -
  • Vote
  • -
Advertisement
Favorite

Customer Realizes They Were Scammed 6 Years Later

Computer trouble is a mystery to a lot of people, so it makes sense that it'd be easy to miss something. It's strange to look back and realize something you didn't know was going wrong, like these things people later discovered were illegal. For some funny scammer revenge, here's a scammer who got trolled with made up neighbor drama.

customer realizes they've been scammed 6 years later | u/kingsooraj 7 hours ago TIFU by realising got scammed 6 years ago M So this happened 6 years ago. My laptop with 8 GB RAM stopped working so showed repair guy. He took laptop, repaired and returned after 2 days laptop started working again and really happy. However speed felt slower than before. Previously could open multiple chrom tabs and still be able play games while they were open but now would drop lot frames and my laptop would start
View List
  • -
  • Vote
  • -
Favorite

Twitter Thread: Man Discovers Ancient Computer

Man, oh man, this ancient artifact of a computer actually looks like it'd be a whole lot of fun to play around with. A true throwback. 

A Twitter thread about a dude discovering an awesome, ancient computer | LOCKED John Pfaff @JohnFPfaff 10h Oh God. An Apple lle. Sat my parents' attic years. Decades. And works. Put an old game disk. Asks if want restore saved game. And finds one must be 30 years old 10 years old again
View List
  • -
  • Vote
  • -
Favorite

Twitter Thread: Hard Boiled Eggs And Computer Mouses

Just when you thought you'd seen it all, Twitter goes in on a strange conversation about kids boiling eggs for their computer mouses. Naturally, the ensuing reactions are hilarious. People just want to know if it's real or not. Nobody knows who to believe. 

A ridiculous Twitter thread about boiling eggs for computer mouses | Marina Ayano K @even_kei Kids these days will never know hardships each week having overcook fresh hardboiled egg yolk computer mouse 10:18 AM 5/21/20 Twitter Web App
View List
  • -
  • Vote
  • -
Advertisement
Favorite

Man Introduces Girlfriend To PC Gaming, Confusion Ensues

It's a fascinating experience watching anyone tackle playing a video game for their first time. Confusion, disorientation, and all kinds of hilarious silliness ensue. This guy decided he'd introduce his girlfriend to PC gaming, and he chose to start with "Portal". It sounds like his explanation of how to play the game, and the way that information was received, created quite the conundrum. 

Man introduces his girlfriend to PC gaming using "Portal" and confusion ensues | r/tifu JOIN u/-Cameraman 23h TIFU by introducing my girlfriend PC gaming using Portal as her first game. Some background, my girlfriend has never played videogames her entire life on PC or console most exposure she has gaming is probably plants vs zombies or angry birds. She started playing using WASD keys and kept forgetting she could also use mouse turn her character's head direction she wanted go had remind her t
View List
  • -
  • Vote
  • -
Favorite

Very Public Computer Errors

Everyone knows that electronics don't work perfectly all the time, but we don't expect them to not work in an official or commercial setting. It must be weird to have to say "well it looks like we should turn the road signs off and on again." Here are some excruciating moments of tech support gore for some more things not working as they should.

Big public computer screens and electronic billboard fails | apple store with a screen installed on a wall displaying a windows starting screen | electronic billboard showing a computer's desktop and a folder named cool sign
View List
  • -
  • Vote
  • -
  • -
  • Vote
  • -

It's a pretty known thing that CPUs generate a lot of heat, but sometimes people people like to kick it up a notch. So why not put that "so hot you could fry an egg on the sidewalk" mentality to the test and cook some beef using your computer.

Advertisement
Favorite

Ridiculous Requests That IT Workers Received

This fun AskReddit thread has IT workers describing the most ridiculous requests/calls/occurrences they've had while on the job. IT workers really need to possess a superhuman level of patience to navigate the ins and outs of their jobs, while maintaining a grip on sanity. It's astounding how many people call for tech support, before checking to see if the computer is plugged in. 

IT workers describe the most ridiculous requests that they've received | soiledpantsforsale 3h Drove 2 hours replace touchscreen monitor had stopped responding; turns out they were wearing gloves used log these type callouts as ID-10-T errors
View List
  • -
  • Vote
  • -
Favorite

Karen Manager Orders Employee to Print a Video File, Gets Fired

You don't need to know much about computers to understand that being asked to print a video file is a stupid endeavor, but this manager wasn't having it. Apparently this was the last thing on top of a pile of other complaints that led to her professional demise. Sometimes managers really don't know whats up, leading to stories like this employee who robbed a museum to prove a point. Here's one about an Aunt Karen who offered exposure for art payment and her scam fell apart.

Karen manager demands employee print a video and gets fired | r/MaliciousCompliance Posted by u/deeba_ 11 hours ago No problem print video And while at might have fired as well. oc L Hi all, This is my first submission sub and hope enjoy There's tl:dr at bottom. Context: This happened few years ago 18 and working as receptionist community nursing service. As youngest team by long shot average age employees being around 55-60 usually one responsible Computer Stuff mostly just simple things
View List
  • -
  • Vote
  • -
Favorite

Tech Memes for the Computer Fiends

This one goes out to the heroes of every office, school and setting in need of general administration. The computer savvy, the IT people, the tech support and tech workers who know more about computers than everyone else and make Karen from accounting and Dave from sales look like the useless cave people that they are. But honestly, if you know literally anything about computers you'll probably get most of these. For more, here are excruciating moments of tech support gore as well as the story of a tech support worker whose manager threw out 40 computers not knowing what they were.

Technology memes about computers | Desktop goals Dakides Conme MIGA Shurut Couds Derslomdrut JO Purba IG:@pcgaming there ch Med Amine Jridi Useless fuck can access invisible programs behind earth 1d Haha Reply ib 10 Dave Perry Wait 12 hours and they'll be at front 1d Haha Reply £9 | open task manager and all apps suddenly stop freezing Fear will keep them line.
View List
  • -
  • Vote
  • -
Advertisement
Favorite

Guy Tries To Build Computer, Can't Get It To Work, Input Button Solves All

Ah, this guy can't be too hard on himself! All part of the learning experience that goes into an impressive undertaking like building your own computer. That being said, many of us can relate to the infuriating predicament that is discovering your machine isn't broken and is just on the wrong input. Happens to the best of us. 

Guy tries to build a computer, and can't get it to work until he realizes he hasn't been using input button correctly | r/tifu posted by Grilzzy44 TIFU by trying build computer first time. Recently tired build gaming PC first time. With help some friends and lot research thought ready buy parts, dive into and start building .
View List
  • -
  • Vote
  • -
Favorite

Terrific WiFi Names People Encountered

A WiFi name can be a protest, a joke, or almost any other form of personal expression. Some people turn theirs into terrific puns while other people just want to see the world burn. Here are some clever and funny names people gave their WiFi. For more name stuff, here are some horrible names of actual people.

Great names people gave their wifi | posted by DoctorDirector weren't supposed have personal wifi our dorms college, so made name "DIRECT-BHB-HP Office jet 5234" and everyone just assumed just printer like rest would pop up
View List
  • -
  • Vote
  • -
  • -
  • Vote
  • -

Gotta love that mention of "The Next Bill Gates?" It's been over a decade and sadly we haven't heard of Episoft. It's fine and dandy to build your own computer using old parts, and you can't knock them for ambition, but the way he talks about phoenixes rising from ashes is just awesome. You can expect a lot from a slow news day in Maine.

Advertisement
Favorite

Manager Doesn't Know What A Computer Is, Throws Away Forty of Them

People have a pretty abysmal knowledge of computers, but almost never so bad that they try to have them removed from their office. IT people have to be very patient when a customer's computer won't work. Sometimes people don't know what a power button is. We don't envy people who have to deal with this level of ignorance on a daily basis.

A stupid boss doesn't know what computers are and asks to have them removed from the office.
View List
  • -
  • Vote
  • -
Favorite

'90s Life Hacks to Free Your Time for Drinking Surge and Listening to Pearl Jam

These life hacks will probably never have to be used again in all of human history, but the nostalgia is fun. If these had you pining for a simpler time of dial-up internet and bigger pants, then check these nostalgic images out.

90's life
View List
  • -
  • Vote
  • -