BBspot


Archives
 
BBlog
Happy Thanksgiving and a BBeliever Daily Links - 11/10/11 Daily Links - 11/2/11
BBloopers
Fun at Sea
Football Fans
Great College
Top 11
Top 11 Things Geeks Would Do After Being Rescued from a Mine
PC Weenies
The Neverending Story
Gratuity Not Included
Uptime Downtime
Geek Horoscopes
Random Geek Horoscopes
Classics
How White and Nerdy Are You?
Bush Proposes Faith- Based Firewalls for Government Computers
Microsoft Purchases Evil From Satan
Slashdot Story Generator
Which OS Are You?
Teen Using MySpace to Lure Bands to Los Angeles
The BBook of Geek
Recommended
Fark
[H]ard Folding Team
The Toque
Worth 1000
Joe the Peacock
PC Weenies
Mental Floss
Smashing Games
Free Codecs
SlushFactory
Geek Press
Wil Wheaton
Jonathan Coulton
I-Mockery
Um... Things
Jokes Gallery
Funny Pictures
More Links

Tuesday  October 10  11:38 AM EDT

Growing Trend in Peer-to-Peer Girlfriends

By Brian Briggs

Stamford, CT - Internet consulting firm Gartner Group predicts that growth in peer-to-peer girlfriends will explode in the coming months.   "Right now the P2P girlfriends are in the hands of early adopters in the tech community.  We think that by the end of the year they will have reached critical mass and move into the mainstream.  We forecast that by 2003, 65% of girlfriends will be peer-to-peer," said consultant Dawn Haisley.

P2P GirlOne of the first movers was Computer Science student Neil Joseph, "I was pretty pissed when she told me she slept with someone else, but when I found out she was one of the new peer-to-peer girlfriends I was geeked.  I love being a beta-tester.  My friends are telling me I should leave her, but I know they are just jealous."

The beauty of a peer-to-peer girlfriend is that one peer doesn't know what the other peer is doing.  Anonymity is extremely important in maintaining the integrity the network.  Most girlfriends report that the speed between peers is more satisfying in a local network, but anonymity is easier to keep in a world wide network.

Some techies aren't pleased with P2P girlfriends.  "These consultants throw around terms like peer-to-peer and they don't even know what the phrase means," said networking guru Mitch Mead, "P2P girlfriends aren't even a true peer-to-peer network.   They are just a client-server model trying to jump on the P2P bandwagon."

Tom Mansfield agrees, "I had a so-called P2P girlfriend, but she was more like a lyin', cheatin' slut."

More Tech News

Recommend this Story to a Friend

Previous Story:

Microsoft Execs Win Nobel Prize in Monopolies
Next Story:

Warez Hut Changes Piracy Policy

 
 
RSS Feed Subscribe
Follow on Twitter Follow Us on Twitter
Facebook Fan Us on Facebook
Google Buzz Follow Us on Buzz
Amazon Find the BBook

 

  Politics Contact FAQs
A
D

sharepoint survey web part - make money online

Copyright 1999-2011 by BBspot LLC
BBspot is a tech satire news and geek humor source, and meant to be funny.
If you are easily offended, gullible, or don't have a sense of humor, we suggest you go elsewhere. Those without the geek gene activated should also avoid this site.