Top Ten Things Programmers do at Home
Here are the top ten, sometimes funny, occationally environmentally sound, and always polically correct things a programmer does at home.
2: Attempt to interface the microwave with the dishwasher, so the dishes are done in time for dinner.
3: Watch Star Trek, commenting on technical inconsistencies.
4: Search the cupboard for Twinkys.
5: Explain to their spouse for the eighteen time why Cobol (or 'C++', depending on prejudices) is worthless as a programming language.
6: Enter a contest to write a working LISP program where the source code flames Bill Gates and the executable explains why the programmer should be a billionaire instead.
7: Listen in rapt attention while a commentator on 'The Programming Channel' walks through a program to convert MS Network protocols to Novell.
8: Setup up a network in their basement.
9: Network the neighborhood so the local teenages can beet them at Doom.
10: Try to reprogram the computer chip controller their car to automatically slow down when a police radar is detected.