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PowerPoint demonstration delights sceptical meeting

‘Difficult messages eased by beautiful use of a diagonal slow screen wipe from top-right to bottom left.’

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Posted: Mar 28th, 2014
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83-year-old woman ‘unimpressed’ with ‘what they can do nowadays’

The entire IT sector has been thrown into crisis after Irene Elcombe, a pensioner from East Cowes on the Isle of Wight, expressed her distinct indifference at over 40 years of exponential technological innovation.

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Posted: Jun 17th, 2011
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Schoolboy scientist foresaw technology would be used for inane rubbish

told all his friends about it on the 'playground' social network but should have used more smileys‘Chilling prediction of smiley punctuation’

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Posted: Feb 18th, 2011
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Sentient Tesco tills start taking hostages

also now speaking like Graham NortonA set of self-service supermarket tills has apparently become self-aware and taken over an entire Tesco Express store in Dorset.

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Posted: Dec 19th, 2010
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Scientists announce ‘Computers not that good’

Share prices in technology players tumbled last night as a shock report announced that, ‘when all is said and done, computers are a bit rubbish.’ The report’s author, John Edwards of Xerox’s Paolo Alto research centre stated: ‘It just came to me in a blinding flash- these machines just aren’t all that.’

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Posted: May 18th, 2010
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