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Programming - cellophane — LiveJournal
the story of an invisible girl
"Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning."
-Rich Cook


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From: nicegeek Date: September 23rd, 2008 11:45 pm (UTC) (Link)
Great book...I laughed my way through it many years ago. :-)
From: (Anonymous) Date: September 24th, 2008 02:20 am (UTC) (Link)

The problem with idiots is they're so ingenious!
(forget the attribution, I'm sure the intertubes know I didn't originate tho...)
From: (Anonymous) Date: September 24th, 2008 03:46 am (UTC) (Link)

With flexibility comes complexity

"with flexibility comes complexity"...

is something I've been saying for many many years...

Saying it out loud and seeing if people understand and appreciate it is a quick way to figure out how savvy the people you're working with (or for) are...

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