in-for-ma-ti-ca (de ~ (v.))
     1 leer van de mechanische verzameling en verwerking van informatie => computerkunde

in-ge-nieur (de ~ (m.), ~s)
     1 academicus die een technische opleiding heeft gevolgd
     2 afgestudeerde aan een hogere technische school, textielschool of agrarische academie        +32 3 877 76 67

The only reason coders' computers work better than non-coders' computers is coders know computers are schizophrenic little children with auto-immune diseases and we don't beat them when they're bad.

Most people don't even know what sysadmins do, but trust me, if they all took a lunch break at the same time they wouldn't make it to the deli before you ran out of bullets protecting your canned goods from roving bands of mutants.

So no, I'm not required to be able to lift objects weighing up to fifty pounds. I traded that for the opportunity to trim Satan's pubic hair while he dines out of my open skull so a few bits of the internet will continue to work for a few more days.

Extracts from 'Programming Sucks' @