The other day, while listening to Queen’s classic, “Somebody to Love”, a thought occurred. While the song is ostensibly about Freddie Mercury’s Quixotic quest to find somebody to, well, love, it could just as easily be applied to the daily plight of the IT admin.
Think about it:
Each mornin’ I get up I die a little
Can barely stand on my feet
Take a look in the mirror and cry
Lord what you’re doing to me
I have spent my years in believin’ you
But I just can’t get no relief…
Don’t tell us that you haven’t felt similarly when starting your day by staring down an endless list of trouble tickets from a thankless mass of tech-impaired coworkers.
Here’s to you, Freddie Mercury—and to you, IT admins. Now go distract yourself with these links before your boss walks by again.
5 Ways To Solve The Password Reset Problem (InformationWeek)
Seven Signs You’ve Lost Your IT Mojo (Baseline)
Hong Kong has fastest broadband on the planet (The Register)
IQ test: Know your tech mascots (InfoWorld)
Finally, for this week’s apropos of nothing image, we humbly present to you…
Also, be sure to check out VMware Go’s sessions at VMworld this year: