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Top 10 Tech Embarrassments You'll Want to Avoid
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Written by Daniel   
Thursday, 18 December 2008 11:44

The technology-embarrassment stories you are about to read are true. Some names have been changed to protect the humiliated.

Dan Tynan, PC World
Dec 17, 2008 6:01 pm

Call it the "oh-no second." You know--the interval between clicking the Send button on a private e-mail and realizing you just cc'd the entire universe.

But it's not just e-mail. Thanks to the ease, speed, and reach of technology, we now have the potential to be bigger doofuses in front of more people than at any other time in history.

For example, nothing says "I am a professional" more than intimate messages from loved ones popping up on screen during a presentation to the board. Then there are the pricey pocket-size gadgets that always seem to wind up in the swimming pool, the washing machine, or worse. Don't forget about social networks that allow you to get up close and personal with the mucous membranes of complete strangers. And if you're wearing a wireless microphone while you read this, turn it off now. You'll thank us later. [Comment...]

 

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