An App For That

So I pretty much cringe whenever I hear “there’s an app for that.” But the idea of a computer program that responds to questions in manager speak makes me giggle like an idiot. If I were a smarty pants smart person, I would have someone code up a manager speak app and brand it with Yellow Peril and sell that shit for $.99 for all the world to enjoy the pedantic nature of manager speak. Unfortunately, I am not a smarty pants smart person. Bleh.

You might not notice the difference because the thing gets scanned and processed before it hits the interwebs, but I used a new brush and ink with this strip. Not sure how I feel about either so I’ll hold off on a full review, but I didn’t hate either. So that’s a good sign.


  • Kyle Wright

    So as for the topic it just makes me think of this episode on “the IT crowd” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NKHyqjHqQLU i love it. As for the brush, I don’t notice too much of a difference. The background washes look a little smoother, but I would easily assume that’s just you getting even betterer as you go. So I don’t know. And yes, I said betterer.

  • http://twitter.com/ElCuervoComic Drezz Rodriguez

    My jargon-fu is pretty strong since I moved up into management. I take the verbal diarrhea that spews forth from the mouths of guys like Steve and make it into something coherent to present to the big boss.

    A guy like Steve wouldn’t last long in my office though. If your throwing redundant words in for the sake of sounding intelligent, I’m going to smell your bullshit before you walk in the door, and have you walking to the unemployment office pretty quick.

  • http://www.facebook.com/aenya.silverleaf Aenya Hiri Silverleaf

    I noticed! It looks a little different. I really love that you keep experimenting with the stuff you do. The raging programmer is priceless, haha. That’s a lot of monitors, too.

  • Anonymous

    It must be so difficult to do the white shading on the black suits.

  • http://ypcomic.com Jamie Noguchi

    I cheated. I did a reverse thing in Photoshop because inking around the lines took way too long.

  • http://ypcomic.com Jamie Noguchi

    I had Serial Experiments Lain on the mind when I did that.

  • Blackox28go

    Ally used to work at Smart Brain?!

  • http://ypcomic.com Jamie Noguchi

    Nah, the programmer is just a Kamen Rider fan with a bumper sticker on his laptop.  Or so they say…

  • Henry Marx

    There’s something like that for those who don’t speak Academic.  =)

    http://writing-program.uchicago.edu/toys/randomsentence/write-sentence.htm

  • toag

    i’d get a smart phone just for that app, i shit you not!

  • Management

    The illusion of process is virtually coextensive with the politics of agency.

  • http://twitter.com/Ward_Darkstone FB

    pannel 3 keep your eyes on 555′s