04.25.21

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IBM’s Prison of Glass and Metal Cages

Posted in Deception, GNU/Linux, IBM, Red Hat at 4:49 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Readers Under Diamonds

Summary: A song for the IBM careerists

SLACK we impose

As racial warriors we pose
Red Hat staff goes
The strategy nobody knows

“It’s a fight we can’t win”GNU/Linux isn't for our chief
The manager who acts more like a thief
Swinging like a leaf
With the founder of GNU/Linux picking up a tiff

Free software is just Communism
Software freedom leads to terrorism
Sexism, racism, ableism, and ismism

IBM and CentOS usersPay us all that toll
This is how we roll
Amid COVID you’re on the dole
But we must be in control

“Masters” is obscene
We’re the only master at the scene
It’s a fight we can’t win
But the populace is so mean

Don’t ask questions
They lead to odd directions
Like genocidal nations
And skirt-chasing managers

IBM StonkFocus on the ethics
Ignore our antics
Our critics are fanatics
We say “hey hi” instead of informatics

Contracts with the Army
More revenue than you, dummy!
Work for Uncle Sammy
Nukes are Double Whammy

Shave each day for work
With suit and tie you walk
Pretend that we are woke
Even if you’re just a mindless Stonk

RMSThe enemy dons a beard
It’s the licence we’ve long feared
Reciprocal licensing well-geared
So RHEL clones are easily engineered

Let’s manufacture scandals
And call ethicists “rascals”
Let’s make baseless debacles
Hyperbolic arguments like fractals

The job is nearly done
Monopoly must be won
Free software on the run
Destroy them before we’re bygone

IBM ayoffs

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