A famous Roman poet once said "It is difficult not to write satire."
Working in the software industry, and in particular in the much-hyped
Web services space, we feel this way a lot. The smoke-and-mirrors
vaporware world of software deserves more parody than it gets, so
we thought we'd contribute our voice. We're not really anti-Web
services; we believe that they're a meaningful and disruptive technological
We hope the site makes you laugh a little. We don't have any illusions of grandeur
about our talent or the innate hilarity of our subject matter. It's a bit of an experiment with regards
to the subject matter. How much humor can you squeeze out of SOAP and WSDL? We'll see.
Don't expect this site to change every day. In fact, every week
might be pushing our luck, but we'll see what we can do. This is
the sort of site that will sink or swim on its readership. If nobody
comes, it'll cease to exist. We may be geeks, but we're not that
pathetic. We've got plenty of other hapless pursuits to follow up
We'd be remiss if we didn't cite The
Onion as our inspiration. It is the model for any humor site
on the Net, and makes us shoot milk through our nose on a weekly
Let us know what you think? Is this stupid or sublime? We also
welcome suggestions and submissions for new stories, site features
or anything else you'd like to see. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.