Accountants are stereotyped as being dull and boring. It is accounting professors who have taught them so well.
We are sharing nostalgic stories of the old days of AECM, from back in the mid 90s.
Today, Bob Jensen (emeritus, Trinity University) said,
In the very early days of the AECM I sometimes strayed a bit too far off the accounting-topic path. I recall being chewed out royally by Barry because I posted a link to the early history of commodes. “What does that have to do with accounting?” Barry asked. In reality I think commodes are where a lot of accounting theory and research should be flushed!
Whereupon, Barry Rice (emeritus, Loyola University-Baltimore) shared a long-ago picture of his office.
Then Bob shared a picture of his home bathroom:
I googled “toilet office” and came across mention that 10% have used the Internet while on a toilet. With the proliferation of smart phones and tablet computers, I expect this percentage to increase.
My office is a bit more conventional,
Debit and credit – – David Albrecht