Signs Your Industry is Being #Disrupted By Tech Guys -The Toast

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There are articles about what you do in Serious Tech Business Magazines That Nobody Actually Reads when there didn’t used to be.disrupt

Someone gets a million dollars in “seed funding” to make an app that does your job but worse at more expense to the customer.

You meet a rich person with a dirty shirt at a party and they’re interested in what you do.

You google what “seed funding” is.

Some guy comes to your office and removes the vowels from all the signs.

Your new cubicle-mate is the “Vibes Master In Residence.”

Your boss suddenly really hates the city council and is handing out copies of Atlas Shrugged.

A memo you receive is very interested in Gamifying The User Experience to keep pace with, uh, something (???)

Some guy at a bar tries to explain your own job to you.

You flip through the seed-funding-guy’s book at the airport Hudson News and your company gets called a “dinosaur.”

There’s free lunch in your office sometimes, but you gotta listen to someone with “Techno-Seer” on their business cards with a bad haircut talk the whole time.

You get a bunch of self-righteous 20- and 30-somethings as customers because it doesn’t “exploit its employees.” You suppose this is true but still don’t get overtime.

You get sent to a convention and someone flies a quadcopter into your head.

Matt Lubchansky makes comics and occasionally leaves his apartment in New York. You can find his weekly comics here, or on twitter here.

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