Following NASA’s announcement that “substantial” amounts of liquid water once existed on Mars, Art & Logic, Inc. is studying the feasibility of outsourcing computer programming tasks to the Red Planet. The company hopes to establish early dominance in the Martian outsourcing market, should a Martian civilization ever be discovered. Some industry analysts believe Art & Logic has entered the Martian outsourcing game too early. Citing the lack of lifeforms and breathable atmosphere, skeptics think the company’s research spending is running amok.
April 1st, 2004