The Secrets of The Onion's Tech Success
Ever read The Onion
I've always liked satire, and The Onion
is the best thing since the 1970s
magazine. Unlike The Onion
able to make much fun at computers -- there's a limit to the jokes one can make
about an IBM 390! The Onion
was born on the Web, and so tech humor is
One of my former employers, Network World, found out just how
The Onion gets it tech ideas and writes its comedy.
my favorite recent Onion tech story.
By the way, Network World continues to spread
the lie that Dilbert cartoonist Scott Adams launched the Bill Gates for
President campaign in mid-November of last year, when we all know it was good,
old Redmond magazine a full six weeks earlier that started
the action. For some reason, Network World refuses to correct its
error, and instead keeps repeating it. Bad form, guys.
Posted by Doug Barney on 10/22/2007 at 1:15 PM