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in reply to Re^2: Software engineering: a useless profession?
in thread Software engineering: a useless profession?

A software engineer's job is to create brilliant and exciting ways for computers to do stupid boring stuff.

Brilliant and exciting? Fun though that is, I'd settle for effective. Probably easier to debug, anyhow. :-)

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