Top Cup-Day Tech Pranks to Pull on Your Coworkers
Nov 05, 2008, 04:34 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Alex Kidman)
"There's no problem that technology can't solve, it seems, even
if those problems are of the classic PEBKAC (Problem Exists Between
Keyboard And Chair) end-user variety. PEBKAC problems require a
delicate touch, but when diplomacy fails, sometimes, you've just
got to satisfy yourself with some good old fashioned revenge, best
served cold. Take, for example, the BSODomizer, which we stumbled
across on Gizmodo this morning. It's a small dongle that sits
between a VGA port and the monitor cord and inserts random blue
screens into a user's display. This priceless fun can be yours for
"Still, actually using technology that's been specifically
bought to engage an IT prank? Seems like too much hard work to us.
In that spirit, here's five easy pranks that don't involve dropping
extra money, or for that matter, that much effort."