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'All the good ideas have been already done.'
"I come from a hundred years in the future to warn you that nothing really changes in the next hundred years."
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"Not everyone benefits from technological advances."
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'How did you become a doctor?' - 'I started as a patient and worked my way up.'
'They're waiting for the wheel to be invented.'
'I think you've discovered something here, Sir Isaac!'
'It's a newspaper! Brought it online for me dad's birthday. Apparently it's the forerunner of the tablet!'
'You're not to call grandma's phone a dumb phone.'
'How would you feel about working in a small pond?'
"Frankly I'm a bit confused. According to the genetic printout this gentleman is, in fact, a goat
'Brilliant job, Rafferty. Advance two cubicles!'
'You mean in the time it took me to walk from the counter to here this device has become obsolete?'
'This computerized herd management is getting out of control.'
Obsolete: Any piece of software or hardware that your school brought last year for mega bucks.
'Never employ really bright people - they'll all be after your job. . .'
"You'll go places in this company. Not really, but with our green screen, we can make it look that way."
Tags:human resources, green screen technology, green screen, green screens, job interviews, job interview, careers, career, fake news, faking it, performance review, promotion, promotions, advancements, advancement, the corporate ladder, corporation, manager, boss, promises, validation, encouragement, pep talk
'It's no use! His computer tablet has replaced his blanky!'
"The cutting edge doesn't last forever."
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"How can you have a meteoric rise to the top in a one-story building?"
Tags:promotion, promotions, promoted, promote, promoting, corporate ladder, corporate ladders, corporate hierarchy, corporate hierarchies, hierarchy, hierarchies, business ladder, business ladders, top floor, ceo, ceos, chief executive, chief executives, chief exec, chief execs, office block, office blocks, career, careers, advancement, advancements
The Wheel: 'Transportation?'...'Food?'
'This closet needs digitized.'
'Of course there is room for advancement. You certainly can't go down from here.'
Telephone line ends up buried in the ground with a headstone.