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Re^2: Software engineering: a useless profession?

by joeface (Pilgrim)
on Nov 05, 2004 at 22:37 UTC ( #405656=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Software engineering: a useless profession?
in thread Software engineering: a useless profession?

I've gotten used to the "car analogy"...

If computers were cars, I would be a mechanic, only I would have to keep hundreds of completely custom engines running 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, all year long, and be able to dive under the hood and fix things while the engines are still running...

This usually brings people closer to understanding what I really do, but it never makes them appreciate it

Such is life as an SA...

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