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The Resource Dear valued customer, you are a loser : and over 100 other embarrassing and funny stories of technology gone mad, Rick Broadhead

Dear valued customer, you are a loser : and over 100 other embarrassing and funny stories of technology gone mad, Rick Broadhead

Label
Dear valued customer, you are a loser : and over 100 other embarrassing and funny stories of technology gone mad
Title
Dear valued customer, you are a loser
Title remainder
and over 100 other embarrassing and funny stories of technology gone mad
Statement of responsibility
Rick Broadhead
Title variation
You are a loser
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Broadhead, Rick
Dewey number
602/.07
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
T47
LC item number
.B738 2004
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Technology
  • Technology
  • Technology
Target audience
adult
Label
Dear valued customer, you are a loser : and over 100 other embarrassing and funny stories of technology gone mad, Rick Broadhead
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 11
  • 122
  • Most Embarrassing Web Site Outage
  • 124
  • Most Humorous Blunder during an On-Line Product Launch
  • 127
  • Most Embarrassing Midair Mishap That Never Happened
  • 130
  • Worst Onboard Navigation System
  • 132
  • Most Amusing Airport Code Mix-Up
  • Most Embarrassing Private E-Mail
  • 134
  • Biggest Game Show Glitch
  • 136
  • Most Ironic Technical Problem during a Theater Production
  • 138
  • Most Humorous Blunder in a Direct-Mail Campaign
  • 139
  • Most Naughty Background Image in a Disney Movie
  • 141
  • Most Humorous Malfunction in a Courthouse
  • 14
  • 143
  • Strangest Assembly Line Glitch at a Cereal Plant
  • 145
  • Part 4
  • Telecom Snafus
  • 149
  • Most Offensive Bill from a Phone Company
  • 150
  • Biggest Billing Gaffe on a Phone Bill
  • 153
  • Fastest-Spreading Fake Coupon
  • Funniest Involuntary Use of a Redial Button
  • 155
  • Most Unusual 911 Call
  • 157
  • Most Expensive Telephone Call from a Toddler
  • 159
  • Worst On-Hold Message
  • 161
  • Most Accidental Calls to 911 from a Cheering Football Fan
  • 163
  • 17
  • Funniest Accidental Use of 911 by a Criminal
  • 165
  • Best Signal Reach for a Cellular Phone
  • 167
  • Strangest Telephone Malfunction Ever Recorded
  • 169
  • Most Freakish Accident Caused by a Paging Device
  • 171
  • Strangest 911 Glitch
  • 172
  • Biggest E-Mail Gaffe during a Bankruptcy Case
  • Most Famous Competitive Spat over Toll-Free Telephone Numbers
  • 174
  • Most Bizarre Complaint to a Telephone Company
  • 176
  • Part 5
  • Media Mistakes and Mishaps
  • 179
  • Biggest On-Line Media Gaffe in a Major Court Case
  • 180
  • Biggest Goof on an On-Line News Ticker
  • 19
  • 185
  • Most Amusing Unfinished Paragraph in a News Story
  • 187
  • Most Amusing Typo on an Internet News Site
  • 189
  • Most Humorous Premature Death Announcement
  • 191
  • Most Gullible Evening News Broadcast
  • 194
  • Most Outlandish Story to Be Yanked from a Major On-Line News Site
  • Most Financially Harmful E-Mail Message
  • 199
  • Strangest Sight on a News Agency Photograph
  • 202
  • Most Commotion Caused by a Mobile Phone Message
  • 209
  • Most Unusual Byline in a Newspaper Article
  • 212
  • Funniest Example of Poor Judgment by a Journalism Student
  • 214
  • Most Unusual Correction in the New York Times
  • 21
  • 216
  • Most Surprising Satellite Interception
  • 218
  • Biggest On-Line Media Foul-Up during a Major Election
  • 220
  • Most Outrageous Off-Color Remark about a Politician's Daughter-in-Law
  • 224
  • Most Embarrassing Mistake by a Television News Anchor
  • 226
  • Most Famous Television-Programming Blunder
  • Worst Career Move in an E-Mail Message
  • 229
  • Most Successful Disruption of a Network News Broadcast
  • 233
  • Most Obscene Comment on a Live Telestrator
  • 236
  • Part 6
  • Covernment Glitches, Goofs, and Gags
  • 239
  • Biggest Premature Release of Sensitive Data
  • 240
  • Part 1
  • 26
  • Biggest Tax Statement Blunder
  • 243
  • Most Humorous Spoof of a Government Organization
  • 245
  • Most Humorous On-Line Auction by a Radio Station
  • 259
  • Most Humorous Case of Mistaken Identity
  • 262
  • Most Amusing Computer Foul-Up by a DMV
  • 265
  • Most Effective Junk E-Mail Filter
  • Strangest Computer Glitch during an Election
  • 268
  • Most Embarrassing Failure to Enforce a Federal Court Order
  • 270
  • Most Bizarre Case of Overbilling
  • 273
  • Biggest Financial Windfall in a State Prison
  • 275
  • Most Potentially Lethal Open-Mike Gaffe by a Politician
  • 277
  • 29
  • Most Embarrassing Open-Mike Gaffe by a Politician
  • 280
  • Biggest Computer Glitch Involving Tax Forms
  • 282
  • Part 7
  • Miscellaneous Marvels, Fantastic Feats, and Other Oddities
  • 285
  • Most Environmentally Damaging Web Site
  • 286
  • Funniest Blunder at a Democratic Party Fund-Raiser
  • Funniest E-Mail Hoax between Two Friends
  • 292
  • Shortest Press Release by a Publicly Traded Technology Company
  • 295
  • Best Distraction during a Public School Exam
  • 297
  • Most Unusual Settlement for a Domain Name Conflict
  • 299
  • Biggest On-Line Goof during a Major Literary Competition
  • 302
  • Biggest Library Fine Caused by a Computer Glitch
  • 30
  • 304
  • Most Pathetic Rescue from a Vending Machine
  • 306
  • Most Humorous Blunder in an On-Line Direct Mail Campaign
  • 34
  • Biggest Public Relations Frenzy Caused by a Customer E-Mail
  • 36
  • Part 2
  • E-Mail Gags and Gaffes
  • Banking Blunders and Financial Flubs
  • 45
  • Largest Computer Error in U.S. Banking History
  • 46
  • Biggest Accidental Cashier's Check
  • 48
  • Biggest Successful Withdrawal after a Bank Error
  • 50
  • Biggest Accidental Overdraft Notice
  • 52
  • 1
  • Most Amusing University Tuition Glitch
  • 54
  • Strangest Explanation for a Check Error
  • 56
  • Biggest Billing Mishap by a Major Hotel Chain
  • 58
  • Biggest Accidental Tip in a Restaurant
  • 61
  • Biggest Goof on a Water Bill
  • 63
  • Best On-Line Revenge for Poor Customer Service
  • Best Excuse for Spending Someone Else's Money
  • 65
  • Biggest Training Blunder at a Brokerage House
  • 68
  • Biggest Accidental Stock Trade Involving the FTSE 100 Index
  • 70
  • Biggest Trading Blunder on the New York Stock Exchange
  • 72
  • Biggest Trading Gaffe Caused by an Elbow
  • 74
  • 2
  • Most Rejections for a Credit Card
  • 76
  • Biggest Gaffe at a Tax Refund Machine
  • 78
  • Most Humorous Blunder on a Bank Statement
  • 80
  • Part 3
  • Business Bloopers, High-Tech Hoaxes, and Medical Miracles
  • 83
  • Most Embarrassing Product Debacle
  • Biggest Mass Manipulation of E-Mail in History
  • 84
  • Worst Injury Caused by a Laptop Computer
  • 86
  • Biggest On-Line Pricing Glitch by a Major Hotel Chain
  • 88
  • Strangest Discovery by an Airport Metal Detector
  • 91
  • Most Financially Devastating Web Hoax
  • 94
  • Best Deal on an On-Line Auction Site
  • 8
  • 99
  • Biggest Residential Oil Slick Caused by a Computer Error
  • 101
  • Most Unlikely Place for a Cell Phone
  • 103
  • Most On-Line Pricing Goofs by a Major Airline
  • 105
  • Most Humorous Medical Mix-Up
  • 109
  • Most Humorous Arrest Prompted by a Webcast
  • Biggest E-Mail Screwup in the Workplace
  • 111
  • Funniest Bookmaking Glitch
  • 113
  • Most Humorous Web Site Break-In
  • 115
  • Biggest On-Line Pricing Goof by a Computer Manufacturer
  • 117
  • Funniest Technical-Support Call
  • 120
  • Most "F" Words in a Disney Movie
Control code
ocm51969289
Dimensions
18 cm
Extent
xi, 315 pages
Isbn
9780740738234
Lccn
2003045248
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
602 B78 ; XX-N ; CO5-04ANDREWS.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o51969289
  • (Sirsi) o51969289
Label
Dear valued customer, you are a loser : and over 100 other embarrassing and funny stories of technology gone mad, Rick Broadhead
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 11
  • 122
  • Most Embarrassing Web Site Outage
  • 124
  • Most Humorous Blunder during an On-Line Product Launch
  • 127
  • Most Embarrassing Midair Mishap That Never Happened
  • 130
  • Worst Onboard Navigation System
  • 132
  • Most Amusing Airport Code Mix-Up
  • Most Embarrassing Private E-Mail
  • 134
  • Biggest Game Show Glitch
  • 136
  • Most Ironic Technical Problem during a Theater Production
  • 138
  • Most Humorous Blunder in a Direct-Mail Campaign
  • 139
  • Most Naughty Background Image in a Disney Movie
  • 141
  • Most Humorous Malfunction in a Courthouse
  • 14
  • 143
  • Strangest Assembly Line Glitch at a Cereal Plant
  • 145
  • Part 4
  • Telecom Snafus
  • 149
  • Most Offensive Bill from a Phone Company
  • 150
  • Biggest Billing Gaffe on a Phone Bill
  • 153
  • Fastest-Spreading Fake Coupon
  • Funniest Involuntary Use of a Redial Button
  • 155
  • Most Unusual 911 Call
  • 157
  • Most Expensive Telephone Call from a Toddler
  • 159
  • Worst On-Hold Message
  • 161
  • Most Accidental Calls to 911 from a Cheering Football Fan
  • 163
  • 17
  • Funniest Accidental Use of 911 by a Criminal
  • 165
  • Best Signal Reach for a Cellular Phone
  • 167
  • Strangest Telephone Malfunction Ever Recorded
  • 169
  • Most Freakish Accident Caused by a Paging Device
  • 171
  • Strangest 911 Glitch
  • 172
  • Biggest E-Mail Gaffe during a Bankruptcy Case
  • Most Famous Competitive Spat over Toll-Free Telephone Numbers
  • 174
  • Most Bizarre Complaint to a Telephone Company
  • 176
  • Part 5
  • Media Mistakes and Mishaps
  • 179
  • Biggest On-Line Media Gaffe in a Major Court Case
  • 180
  • Biggest Goof on an On-Line News Ticker
  • 19
  • 185
  • Most Amusing Unfinished Paragraph in a News Story
  • 187
  • Most Amusing Typo on an Internet News Site
  • 189
  • Most Humorous Premature Death Announcement
  • 191
  • Most Gullible Evening News Broadcast
  • 194
  • Most Outlandish Story to Be Yanked from a Major On-Line News Site
  • Most Financially Harmful E-Mail Message
  • 199
  • Strangest Sight on a News Agency Photograph
  • 202
  • Most Commotion Caused by a Mobile Phone Message
  • 209
  • Most Unusual Byline in a Newspaper Article
  • 212
  • Funniest Example of Poor Judgment by a Journalism Student
  • 214
  • Most Unusual Correction in the New York Times
  • 21
  • 216
  • Most Surprising Satellite Interception
  • 218
  • Biggest On-Line Media Foul-Up during a Major Election
  • 220
  • Most Outrageous Off-Color Remark about a Politician's Daughter-in-Law
  • 224
  • Most Embarrassing Mistake by a Television News Anchor
  • 226
  • Most Famous Television-Programming Blunder
  • Worst Career Move in an E-Mail Message
  • 229
  • Most Successful Disruption of a Network News Broadcast
  • 233
  • Most Obscene Comment on a Live Telestrator
  • 236
  • Part 6
  • Covernment Glitches, Goofs, and Gags
  • 239
  • Biggest Premature Release of Sensitive Data
  • 240
  • Part 1
  • 26
  • Biggest Tax Statement Blunder
  • 243
  • Most Humorous Spoof of a Government Organization
  • 245
  • Most Humorous On-Line Auction by a Radio Station
  • 259
  • Most Humorous Case of Mistaken Identity
  • 262
  • Most Amusing Computer Foul-Up by a DMV
  • 265
  • Most Effective Junk E-Mail Filter
  • Strangest Computer Glitch during an Election
  • 268
  • Most Embarrassing Failure to Enforce a Federal Court Order
  • 270
  • Most Bizarre Case of Overbilling
  • 273
  • Biggest Financial Windfall in a State Prison
  • 275
  • Most Potentially Lethal Open-Mike Gaffe by a Politician
  • 277
  • 29
  • Most Embarrassing Open-Mike Gaffe by a Politician
  • 280
  • Biggest Computer Glitch Involving Tax Forms
  • 282
  • Part 7
  • Miscellaneous Marvels, Fantastic Feats, and Other Oddities
  • 285
  • Most Environmentally Damaging Web Site
  • 286
  • Funniest Blunder at a Democratic Party Fund-Raiser
  • Funniest E-Mail Hoax between Two Friends
  • 292
  • Shortest Press Release by a Publicly Traded Technology Company
  • 295
  • Best Distraction during a Public School Exam
  • 297
  • Most Unusual Settlement for a Domain Name Conflict
  • 299
  • Biggest On-Line Goof during a Major Literary Competition
  • 302
  • Biggest Library Fine Caused by a Computer Glitch
  • 30
  • 304
  • Most Pathetic Rescue from a Vending Machine
  • 306
  • Most Humorous Blunder in an On-Line Direct Mail Campaign
  • 34
  • Biggest Public Relations Frenzy Caused by a Customer E-Mail
  • 36
  • Part 2
  • E-Mail Gags and Gaffes
  • Banking Blunders and Financial Flubs
  • 45
  • Largest Computer Error in U.S. Banking History
  • 46
  • Biggest Accidental Cashier's Check
  • 48
  • Biggest Successful Withdrawal after a Bank Error
  • 50
  • Biggest Accidental Overdraft Notice
  • 52
  • 1
  • Most Amusing University Tuition Glitch
  • 54
  • Strangest Explanation for a Check Error
  • 56
  • Biggest Billing Mishap by a Major Hotel Chain
  • 58
  • Biggest Accidental Tip in a Restaurant
  • 61
  • Biggest Goof on a Water Bill
  • 63
  • Best On-Line Revenge for Poor Customer Service
  • Best Excuse for Spending Someone Else's Money
  • 65
  • Biggest Training Blunder at a Brokerage House
  • 68
  • Biggest Accidental Stock Trade Involving the FTSE 100 Index
  • 70
  • Biggest Trading Blunder on the New York Stock Exchange
  • 72
  • Biggest Trading Gaffe Caused by an Elbow
  • 74
  • 2
  • Most Rejections for a Credit Card
  • 76
  • Biggest Gaffe at a Tax Refund Machine
  • 78
  • Most Humorous Blunder on a Bank Statement
  • 80
  • Part 3
  • Business Bloopers, High-Tech Hoaxes, and Medical Miracles
  • 83
  • Most Embarrassing Product Debacle
  • Biggest Mass Manipulation of E-Mail in History
  • 84
  • Worst Injury Caused by a Laptop Computer
  • 86
  • Biggest On-Line Pricing Glitch by a Major Hotel Chain
  • 88
  • Strangest Discovery by an Airport Metal Detector
  • 91
  • Most Financially Devastating Web Hoax
  • 94
  • Best Deal on an On-Line Auction Site
  • 8
  • 99
  • Biggest Residential Oil Slick Caused by a Computer Error
  • 101
  • Most Unlikely Place for a Cell Phone
  • 103
  • Most On-Line Pricing Goofs by a Major Airline
  • 105
  • Most Humorous Medical Mix-Up
  • 109
  • Most Humorous Arrest Prompted by a Webcast
  • Biggest E-Mail Screwup in the Workplace
  • 111
  • Funniest Bookmaking Glitch
  • 113
  • Most Humorous Web Site Break-In
  • 115
  • Biggest On-Line Pricing Goof by a Computer Manufacturer
  • 117
  • Funniest Technical-Support Call
  • 120
  • Most "F" Words in a Disney Movie
Control code
ocm51969289
Dimensions
18 cm
Extent
xi, 315 pages
Isbn
9780740738234
Lccn
2003045248
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
602 B78 ; XX-N ; CO5-04ANDREWS.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o51969289
  • (Sirsi) o51969289

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