[FoRK] On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs
Joseph S. Barrera III
joe at barrera.org
Thu Aug 22 01:02:33 PDT 2013
On 8/21/2013 3:57 PM, dan at geer.org wrote:
> Security geek: Truthfully, cybersecurity is the most intellectually
> difficult job on the planet but, just as truthfully, success means
> that nothing happens. That's the point: nothing happening is the
> actual work product.
> Does that qualify as bullshit?
Jim Gray would often refer to this as the "Maytag Repairman syndrome".
Referring to an old TV ad that I have no idea if they are still showing
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