Kilrah_il writes: Brian Maupin, a Best Buy employee, tired of not-so-educated smartphone buyers, decided to post 2 videos slamming both iPhone's and HTC Evo's fanboys. Although both videos became hits on YouTube, his employers didn't like the joke so much and suspended him. "Maupin told TechCrunch he was asked to quit but refused the request. At that point, Maupin says he was told of his suspension in advance of a review of the matter by the company's human resources department."
... though his invention worked superbly -- his theory was a crock of sewage
from beginning to end.
-- Vernor Vinge, "The Peace War"