in reply to Re: Why do we like to program?
in thread Why do we like to program?

I enjoy programming. A lot. But if sex doesn't provide you with something an order of magnitude more intense, then I think you're not doing it right :-)

OTOH, maybe I don't program well enough :-O


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Re^3: Why do we like to program?
by lima1 (Curate) on Nov 09, 2008 at 21:49 UTC
    There is this incredible, cool, liberating feeling after hours of debugging complicated code when it finally works. A professor of mine called this an

    algorasm: n. (Origin: blend of algorithm + orgasm) A sudden, short-lived moment of pleasure enjoyed by the programmer when the final kludge rings the bell.

      Yeah, you know it! :)