Maybe I am just too lowbrow, but this seems to me to borderline risque. [Those who think that is entirely out of the question were fortunate not to have watch Adam's attempt to translate this strip to a network animated series.] As to Dilbert being an IT person or an engineer, that seems to rather vague from the get-go; In fact, several years ago, Wally and he were assigned to update their personnel folders. One said "It says here that we are supposed to be 'Engineers'!" The other responded, "Like we have time for that!"