Technology that does not work

Every production unit in the World looks at inventing, patenting and then making shit loads of money.

Yet, here is one idea that has not struck them. An idea that six billion earthlings will be willing to buy at the price it is quoted.

Name of the product: Shirk-o-meter
Bandwidth: Will help an employee sham around
Market: All the employees of the World and that is pretty much everybody
Price: Any price will be worth the investment
Product life-cycle: As long as the consumer lives

For every boss who wants some work done, there are at least six-seven of his juniors who do not want to work. These six-seven are potential customers with their boss joining the list as soon as his senior in office enters the scene.

This could be a device, which when inserted into your body will filter all impulses you receive from the outside world, that suggest you need to work to make a living. Thus, you would not think of the bills to be paid early next month, or the glare your wife will give when you return home empty handed on June 1st.

There is one concern; this product cannot be swallowed with a gulp of water or for that matter placed inside your body by surgery. A 3-dimensional measurement of your orifice needs to be done and the product customized accordingly so that there is no complication during and after the insertion.

Ironically, none of the entrepreneurs seem interested in this product. So much so, they are hell bent on making/improving products – Instant Messengers, e-mails, Internet, P2P applications, telephones – that will help a man work more and faster. Or so they think….

By Jamshed V Rajan

Jammy, as Jamshed V Rajan is affectionately called, is a wannabe stand up comedian. He has a funny take on most things but documents only some of them. If you are interested in chatting up with him, do drop him an email at or message him at +919650080255.

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