Dilbert


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Dilbert

(humour)
A cartoon computer worker drawn by Scott Adams <scottadams@aol.com>, who works in Silicon Valley. The cartoon became so popular he left his day job. The cartoon satirises typical corporate life, especially that which revolves around computers.

See also: BOFH.

http://unitedmedia.com/comics/dilbert/.
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Dilbert was jailed for five years for wounding, possession of an offensive weapon in a public place and possession of a class B drug.
Dilbert kind of reads like an indictment of it forcing everyone into a literal box in the shape of a cubicle.
After Adams spent close to 17 years working in corporate America and drawing Dilbert on the side, a syndicate picked up the comic strip.
He completed an MBA in 1986 and worked for Pacific Bell until 1995, by which time Dilbert had become a huge success.
This alarms the doctor who says he should give Dilbert an EEG--but the machine is broken.
In a somewhat related storyline, Dilbert himself is actually fired for using his day job to launch the outside business, receiving a more serious form of the kind of flak Adams received.
From now on, in matters professional, I'll have to ask myself, "What would Dilbert do?
Can't you just see Catbert, the evil HR director in the Dilbert comic strip saying something like that?
It turned out that Dilbert the pilot inspired the name of Dilbert the turn-of-the-millennium corporate drudge.
Dilbert, the cartoon strip created by Scott Adams, is to be ported to mobile phones by Namco Networks, a publisher and developer of wireless games and content.
Middle manager Dilbert also reports regularly to VP Bill, and they, too, usually limit their conversation to Dilbert's department--and so on for each middle manager under Bill's authority.
Wallach, an avid fan of the Dilbert comic strips, found the layout of United Media's Official Dilbert Web site "really lame".