Friday, May 08, 2009
The Secret Relationship Between Computer Programmers and Drug Dealers
Drug Dealers Computer Programmers
- Refer to their clients as - Refer to their clients as
- "The first one's free!" - "Download a free trial version…"
- Have important South-East - Have important South-East Asian
Asian connections (to help connections (to help debug the
move the stuff). code).
- Strange jargon: "Stick," - Strange jargon: "SCSI," "RTFM,"
"Rock," "Dime bag," "E". "Java," "ISDN".
- Realize that there's tons - Realize that there's tons of
of cash in the 14- to cash in the 14- to 25-year-old
25-year-old market. market.
- Job is assisted by the - Job is assisted by industry's
industry's producing newer, producing newer, faster machines.
more potent mixes.
- Often seen in the company - Often seen in the company of
of pimps and hustlers. marketing people and venture
- Their product causes - DOOM. Quake. SimCity.
unhealthy addictions. Duke Nukem 3D. 'Nuff said.
- Do your job well, and you
can sleep with sexy movie - Damn! Damn! DAMN!!!
stars who depend on you.
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