man outsources his own job to china

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  1. sh1tehawke

    sh1tehawke Purple Belt

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    this man is a genius and an inspiration. he paid a chinese firm a fifth of his enormous salary to do his job, whilst he spent his workdays surfing the web. like a boss.

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/9806921/Computer-programmer-outsourced-job-to-China.html

     
  2. MortalWombat

    MortalWombat Vombatus Sherdoggus

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    Worth mentioning that he was consistently reviewed as the best developer in the company.
     
  3. Gaylords Force

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    He spent his free time on reddit too.
     
  4. FierceRedBelt

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    His main job was for Verizon as a programmer. Spent his time on reddit, cat videos, ebay and facebook. He out sourced his work to a Chinese firm for 50k a year and pocketed 200k. He psychological profile was that of a man who wouldn't stand out in a crowd, quiet, mild mannered and a family man.
     
  5. the ax murderer

    the ax murderer Looking At The Stars.

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    The guy no longer works for them, did he get fired once he was found out?

    Is he facing legal trouble?

    If not this story is awesome.
     
  6. new_mexico1

    new_mexico1 Super Chile

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    yeah he got fired
     
  9. Iroh

    Iroh The Dragon of the West Platinum Member

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    That's awesome.
     
  10. Cestus

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    The dude deserve a Nobel, just discovered the best utilze of male chinese population and the way to resolve the fact that boring work steal most of your life-time

    Too bad he spent that time on teh internet, if was a work-from-your-house job and he pass his days on the beach with bitches, he was the new hero of human kind
     
  11. IAC

    IAC :^)

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    Boss, but should have browsed the web in incognito mode.
     
  12. sh1tehawke

    sh1tehawke Purple Belt

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    Iroh The Dragon of the West Platinum Member

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    I wonder if they hired the chinese company for the same price as they guy was paying them. Or maybe even less, lol.
     
  14. Shuque

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    I agree this story is funny, but in all seriousness his days must have gone by so slowly...

    From my personal experience (15+ years working as a computer programmer), the days go by much quicker when you are busy working for 8 hours than when you are surfing the web for 8 hours.
     
  15. Magooglie

    Magooglie Steel Belt

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    Wasn't this the subject of that Tim Ferriss self help book 4 hour work week?
     
  16. fingercuffs

    fingercuffs and now my bitter hands Platinum Member

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    Well I'd not seen it before, so thank you for posting. Great story.
     
  17. Goodfoot

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    I'm just trying to bring back the old "use the search function!" attitude. I read that some people were complaining. :icon_lol:

    I still find it an inspiring story.
     
  18. SleepyBoy

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    His boss was like "Only the Sr managers are allowed to outsource all their work and responsibility while they sit around and do nothing."
     
  19. crlkllr

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    The guys a genius, fair play to him.
     
  20. Cestus

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    This is what i mean, the slavery is'nt the work itself, it's the time of your life you must sacrifice for it, and he did'nt escaped from that :icon_chee

    If you do that on a work-from-your-house-job, you discovered the ultimate bug and you win the freedom

    If you do that but still you've to be there 8hx5d at week, you're still in jail
    Only difference is that you have freedom illusion and you risk to get your ass fired
     

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