Saturday, February 12, 2005

I learned a new word today. It's what happens to you when you badmouth your company in a blog and subsequently get fired. You get "dooced" by your employer. There is even a website started by someone who was fired in 2002 for having a blog. Now I have no worries about this as I do not plan on talking much about my employer. Though it does make you stop and think they might call you in one day and show you the blog entry you had posted the day before. Denny of Grouchy Old Cripple fame was concerned enough about this happening to him that he didn't reveal he had worked for IBM until months after his retirement. He was rightly worried that it would jeopardize his chances of post-retirement consulting gigs with them.

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