Computerworld - https://www.computerworld.com/article/3282075/it-industry/why-do-we-even-bother-paying-these-it-guys-anyway.html#tk.rss_all
It’s the late 1990s, and this pilot fish is working as a tech-for-hire for small businesses when he’s sent to help out at a local tax preparer’s office.
“I was met at the door by the owner, a small woman who gave me a list of things that were needed,” says fish. “She emphasized I had to work in such a manner as to not disturb her employees, who were inputting tax information for clients.”
The list includes installing an external fax modem on the server, configuring the PCs to use it, setting up a shared laser printer and installing a high-resolution