[FoRK] coining

Justin Mason jm
Wed Sep 21 10:14:20 PDT 2005


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Adam L Beberg writes:
> Andy Armstrong wrote on 9/21/2005 2:50 AM:
> > On 20 Sep 2005, at 18:05, Regina Schuman wrote:
> >> fork is the unwritten dread on everyone's resume.

btw it wouldn't be quite so bad if it didn't have such great
google-juice ;)

> > I'm trying to popularise 'mojo crash' at the moment as a description  of 
> > that wall you hit at the end of a run of productive creativity and  
> > round the clock hacking when you just can't make anything work any  
> > more. I'm convinced it's a gap in the geek lexicon :)
> 
> No gap. It's called "sleep deprivation".
> 
> Anything done in said state is almost certain to be "garbage". Employers 
> that allow this are called "sweat shops" and soon after "out of business".

They're alternatively called "Electronic Arts", I hear.

(The games industry would be interesting if it wasn't such egregious slave
labour.)

- --j.
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