Details, details

This pilot fish is responsible for IT support for a research group at a large non-profit medical center on the west coast.

"The head of the group was a respected physician and researcher and lecturer who brought in huge donations to this non-profit," fish says.

"After returning from a tour back east, she complained that her computer would not turn on.

"I found her laptop on her desk plugged into a power strip, which I promptly turned on. Problem solved.

"Her comment: 'But it has a battery.'

"Not if you disable the power settings and leave it on for a week.

"I think I'll find another doctor..."

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