The absolute most fun activity in the world
(no, it's not what you think.)
When I was but a child, I imagined that the coolest thing in the world would be Flying.
I wanted to be a bird, or, if necessary, a pilot. As things worked out, I never did sprout wings, nor did I learn to fly a plane.
Cut forward to now, I've ended up as a computer programmer. I guess I'll never know just how much fun I'm missing out on.
Luckily, I have a friend who is both a commercial airline pilot and a programmer. (He writes airline safety systems)
He became interested in programming initially for practical reasons; he needed to track information efficiently. But over time, he's really gotten into it. He writes excellent applications.
Here's the thing: he told me recently that programming is more fun than flying a plane.
;-) So there you go. No regrets. Programming is the absolute most fun activity in the world.Next → ← Previous
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