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Can't Remember Wally's Project

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Can't Remember Wally's Project - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #language, #jargon, #obliviousness, #bluff, #managers

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Boss: I can't remember what project you're working on. Wally: I'm integrating parallel platforms for load balancing across incremental networks. Boss: Keep doing that. I can never tell when I'm having a good day.

Ai For Productivity

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Ai For Productivity - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #meetings, #meeting, #productivity, #obliviousness

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Boss: We started using A.I. to identify when employees are unproductive. Device: Ping ping ping ping ping ping. Boss: Looks like this meeting is setting off some alarms.

Negotiating Expert

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Negotiating Expert - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #consultant, #negotiation, #training, #irony, #obliviousness

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Boss: I hired a consultant to teach us how to negotiate. Normally, he charges triple the market rate, but I talked him down to double. Wally: Where is he? Boss: He said he's teaching us what happens when there's no performance clause in a contract.

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Tags #criticism, #jargon, #misunderstanding, #genius, #obliviousness

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Boss: Your slide deck is okay-ish. But can you make it more aspirational? Dilbert: It's just a software upgrade. Boss: Yes, yes. But I want the audience to feel it. Dilbert: They can feel the handouts. Boss: It's like you're not even trying to understand! Genius is often misunderstood. Dilbert: Do you know what else is misunderstood? Boss: Super-genius?

Decentralization Changes Everything

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Decentralization Changes Everything - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #bitcoin, #ethereum project, #decentralization, #currency, #money, #economics, #blockchain, #obliviousness, #jargon, #lingo

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Boss: Decentralization will change everything. Dilbert: Such as? Boss: Well... for example, um... the bitcoin and the Ethereum. Alice: Did you recently read an article? Boss: Some of it.

Boiling An Ocean

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Boiling An Ocean - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #compliment, #backhanded compliment, #insult, #obliviousness

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Dilbert: I told our boss his presentation had a low signal-to-noise ratio and he thought it was a compliment. Wally: I think you just invented my new favorite game. Working for you is like boiling an ocean. Boss: Thank you!

Wifi In Slide Deck

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Wifi In Slide Deck  - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #credibility, #typo, #spelling, #assumption, #ignorance, #obliviousness

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CEO: I can't take you seriously because there's a typo in your slide deck. You've lost all credibility because of your sloppy presentation. And don't mention my wife in your slide deck. Dilbert: That's "wi-fi."

Facial Recognition Software

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Facial Recognition Software - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #facial recognition, #stupid, #insult, #obliviousness, #prototype, #intelligence

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Dilbert: I'm designing a device that uses facial recognition to detect stupidity. I need your help creating the pattern-recognition algorithm. Boss: What do you need me to do? Dilbert: Look straight ahead and smile.

Our Api

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Our Api - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #hackers, #hacking, #api, #jargon, #obliviousness, #language

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Narrator: Dogbert The Reporter. Dogbert: How did hackers get access to your customer data? CEO: I'm told they used something called "our A.P.I." to suck out all the data. Dogbert: I'll just say you'er stupid. CEO: Why does everyone always say that?

Customers Work For Free

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Customers Work For Free - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #test, #big business, #money, #savings, #obliviousness

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Alice: Did anyone test our user interface before we shipped it? Boss: No, our customers will tell us what they don't like about it. And they work for free. Alice: That isn't right. Boss: That's what our customers say, too, and unlike you, they work for free.