Olga Svensen, Sven’s childhood sweetheart and life-time companion, stands in front of their newly acquired sod-roof cabin near Kløfta (right and below), a suburb to the northeast of Oslo. “
It was May 17th. All of Oslo was abuzz with festivities. Sven and Olgo joined the throngs of Norwegians marching through the streets in celebration of Norwegian independence.
Sven Svensen has arrived in Norway to begin his new job as the Head Janitor of the Royal Palace located in Oslo. Sven is the former chief janitorial officer of the now defunct TwinX Software, a small start-up company located in Folsom, California.
. . . Mr. Tweedledum? Here. Ms. Verbose? Here. Mr. Zeus? Here.
“We simply aren’t going to spend that kind of money on an employee ventilation request. The option on the building lease comes up soon, and we could be moving to Houston sooner than some think. Our budget certainly doesn’t have allocations for those expenditures”, retorted Dan Dollars, Vice President of Finance.
… and all through the Norpolcorp corporate conference room all eyes were fixed on the speaker making her presentation.
“The Robotto Papers” and “The Terracorp Chronicles” are metaphorical chronicles of the final two years before the demise of the Milpitas based Synapse Computer Corporation. Both are a bit silly, but they preserve a piece of Silicon Valley history nonetheless. War Games The steady beat of large drums could be heard in the distance, drawing […]
“In the audience tuhnight is Wendy Richter, Winner of the All Girls World Champeenship Muuhhhd Wrestlin’ Tournanment. And, after the national anthem, it’ll be time for Big Foot to come on out to the center track hyar at the Cow Palace to crunch some cars…”