Why a career in computer programming sucks

I found this entry and I have to admit that most of it is true. I have been a programmer for 30 years or so and the field has kept me fed and stimulated (until recently), but being a programmer does have some drawbacks. Work Conditions Suck, is one point that has bothered me in my present job. I don’t like sitting at a table in the middle of a busy traffic pattern when I need to concentrate on my projects. Their #1 reason why programming sucks, Temporary nature of knowledge capital, is actually one of the things I like about the job. I like learning the new languages and programming styles (I still think that Rational programming is a stupid waste of time, but that is another issue).

Why a career in computer programming sucks

 

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