Joe Ganley
Writing code since 1979
I have been a professional software engineer for over 10 years. I have written many kinds of software, but my particular strengths are interactive graphics applications, compilers and interpreters, and algorithms.

I also enjoy writing, woodworking, and home improvement. Also this.

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Wednesday, December 20, 2000


In October 1999, my company signed up with
Rhythms to install a DSL line. Ten months later, in August 2000, I moved, without ever having had a working DSL line. In the interim, there were many amazing snafus on Rhythms's part, including installing a fully operational DSL line at the wrong house! They are truly the second-lamest company I've ever dealt with (Cellular One is first). Anyway, a couple of weeks ago, they had the audacity to call my company's IT guy and tell him we owed them $930 for a DSL installation. I'm sure that guy hadn't read my account history, or else he would've sent the bill by mail and spared himself the well-deserved earful our IT guy gave him, about asking for $930 for installing a DSL line that, despite annoying and frustrating me for ten months, never passed a single byte of data! I can only shake my head in disbelief.

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