Portable black hole gives employee access to all

Black hole By Tracey Capen

Here’s a video we’ve used before, but we think it’s both appropriate for this issue’s theme and certainly humorous enough to repeat.

Most small-business theft is an inside job. Employees get angry at the boss, valuable goods are left unsecured, managers find easy ways to divert company funds to a secret account. Thankfully, no one who runs a small business has to face this possibility: a bored employee accidentally finds a portable black hole and soon discovers nefarious ways to use it. Fortunately, his greed proves his undoing. Play the video

Short Film ‘The Black Hole

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Tracey Capen

About Tracey Capen

Editor in chief Tracey Capen was the executive editor of reviews at PC World magazine for 10 years, from 1995 to 2005. He was InfoWorld's managing editor of reviews from 1993 to 1995 and worked in the magazine's test center and as networking editor from 1989 to 1992. Between his stints at InfoWorld, he was senior labs editor at Corporate Computing magazine.