Another way to think about geeks and repetitive tasks, by Jon Udell
Rayna Harris stashed this in Thinking Big
Software assisted automation of repetitive work isn't an event. It's a PROCESS.
Here’s the chart posted on Google+ by Bruno Oliveira:
A couple of things bothered me about this. First, there’s the adversarial tone. The subtext is a favorite geek quotation:
First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.
That gem is often attributed to Gandhi. Wikiquote disputes that and finds a close variant in Nicholas Klein’s 1918 speech to the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. Either way it’s the story of a persistent underdog overcoming an oppressor.