Re: working around the world

John Regehr (
Tue, 29 Sep 1998 16:29:50 -0400 (EDT)

> Has anyone ever written something deep about this phenomenon? I know
> I've heard of it in connection to outsourcing semi-skilled information
> industry stuff, like taking phone orders or doing front-line tech
> support. Anywhere else?

I don't know about deep, but something entertaining and shallow would be
to take a few weeks worth of logfiles from a busy CVS server, and use them
to make a movie of a transparent globe with flashes of light representing
checkins. If days were compressed to seconds, you could follow the wave
of lights circling the planet...