Tag: parody

With apologies to all artists behind Send in the Clowns. A 10-minute-to-write parody.

We will get rich
Us as a pair
You with your clever idea
Me with thin-air
Host in the cloud…

Isn’t it bliss?
One click “approve”
No need to read the T&Cs
Just up and move
Into the cloud
Host in the cloud

Now that you’ve stopped, needing servers
Your bottom line will be bursting your doors
Making cash hand over fist without server upkeep
No business plans,
Competitors weep

Uptime’s five nines
(Not a guarantee)
Hiring imag’nry PCs
With real money
Host in the cloud
We’re all in the cloud
Your credit card’s here…

Well I got rich,
Not you I fear,
Never mind let’s try again
Your new idea…
Host in my cloud
Cash in the cloud
No? Maybe next year…

I’ll patch it later;
I’ll patch it later;

I didn’t patch it;
How was I supposed to know;
My system wasn’t right here;
I didn’t patch it;
I shouldn’t have let it go;
SMB’s compromised yeah;

An email, with attachment from Dale
I double click, wait-
Now my files don’t open, huh, what happened?

My filesystem’s corrupted now (what the?)
And someone’s now, extorting me (my money!)
If I don’t pay then I’ll lose my files
Bitcoins I’ll buy
I’ve been hit with WannaCry

– With apologies to Ms Spears