I know the feeling.
I have come to enjoy computers, coding, and my work so
much that I sometimes have to remind myself that I'm getting
paid for this. I love my job, I love my profession.
I love tinkering, and perl, MySQL, Linux, and computers
give me the chance to express myself in a free, logical way.
You begin to develop more logical thinking processes when
you code. I find myself going about other aspects of my
life with a Perl-ish way of doing things, some good, some
- Bad: my fiancee is not a perl interpreter.
- Bad: there is no automatic garbage routine in life.
- Good: I use a logical approach to things more easily.
- Good: I am more detached, in some good ways, because
I'm always thinking of my job.
- Bad: I am more detached, in some bad ways, because
I'm always thinking of my job (See 1st Bad)
J. J. Horner
Linux, Perl, Apache, Stronghold, Unix
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