MICROSOFT:' If G.M. had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving twenty-five dollar cars that got one-thousand miles to the gallon.'
GENERAL MOTORS:' Perhaps, but if G.M. had developed technology the same way Microsoft has, we would all be driving cars with the following characteristics:
1. For no reason whatsoever, your car would crash twice a day. You would just accept this, repair the damage and drive on.
2. Every time the lines were repainted on the road, you would have to buy a new car. You would accept this too.
3. Occasionally, but most often during rush-hour or when you are running late, your car would just die on the freeway for no apparent reason. Again, you would just accept this, re-start, and drive on.
4. Occasionally, executing a normal maneuver, such as a left turn, will cause your car to shut down and refuse to restart. In such cases you would have to reinstall the engine. 5. more...
The following is the list of some new viruses going round in India.
Better beware of them.
P. V. Narasimha Rao Virus:
First of all, this virus reduces the CPU speed to 66Hz. Before
executing any instruction, it deleberates over it a number of times
and finally does nothing.
V. P. Singh Virus:
This virus reserves a quota for each instruction, and executes them
only according to the quota. Needless to say, the least used
instructions have a higher quota than the more used instructions.
This virus is also known as social justice virus.
Sukh Ram Virus:
This virus first swallows 10% of the bits in each instruction and
then executes them.
Maneka Gandhi Virus:
This is a green virus. It executes only those programmes that were
written by vegetarians or animals.
L. K. Advani Virus:
This virus pops up every now and then, and the only way you can
continue working is by more...