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I'm Sebastien Orban and I'm a hacker and a painter.

06 May 2014

Programming suck ?

All programming teams are constructed by and of crazy people

Peter Welch, in a very provocative article wrote about our misery life as programmers : we trade hard physical work for high dose of stress and crazyness. As he put it :

So no, I'm not required to be able to lift objects weighing up to fifty pounds. I traded that for the opportunity to trim Satan's pubic hair while he dines out of my open skull so a few bits of the internet will continue to work for a few more days.

But this is something we've build. This is one of the great land of opportunity of our time, the great work in progress where we can still have high hope to get something better. And it can often be fun as hell too !