Bill wakes up with a dreadful hangover after attending his company's
Christmas Party the night before. He had been in a terrible state, he
didn't even remember how he got home from the party and was certain
that he would be in deep trouble with his wife, just like last year.
I heard this story on the news sometime ago.
Apple had a new computer under development. Their project
name for it was "Carl Sagan" (I don't know why).
When the real Carl Sagan learned about this, he was upset.
He demanded that Apple stop using his name, even for their private, internal
Apple agreed. They changed the name of the project to
An artist, a lawyer, and a computer scientist are discussing
the merits of a mistress. The artist tells of the passion, the thrill which
comes with the risk of being discovered. The lawyer warns of the
difficulties. It can lead to guilt, divorce, bankruptcy. Not worth it. Too
many problems. The computer scientist says "It's the best thing that's
ever happened to me. My wife thinks I'm with my mistress. My mistress thinks
I'm home with my wife, and I can spend all night on the computer!"