"The three chief virtues of a programmer are: Laziness, Impatience and Hubris." - Larry Wall
Laziness: I'm too lazy to do the same task repeatedly so write scripts to do that task for me. This makes people think I am intelligent.
Impatience: I'm too impatient to wait for my code to run so rewrite the code to improve performance. This makes people think I am a good programmer.
Hubris: When someone asks if I can do something I just say Yes, then go find out how to do it (Google!). This makes people think I can do anything.
Ultimately, it means I can make a career out of being Lazy, Impatient, and Hubristic(?).
New York, United States
Member for 8 years, 7 months
0 profile views
Last seen Apr 4 '12 at 23:42
- Stack Overflow 118.5k 118.5k 5555 gold badges281281 silver badges452452 bronze badges
- Software Engineering 23.5k 23.5k 1515 gold badges8787 silver badges154154 bronze badges
- Meta Stack Exchange 18.8k 18.8k 33 gold badges5050 silver badges100100 bronze badges
- The Workplace 9.9k 9.9k 99 gold badges4848 silver badges6868 bronze badges
- Arqade 8k 8k 2121 gold badges5353 silver badges102102 bronze badges
- View network profile
Top network posts
- 659 How would I run an async Task<T> method synchronously?
- 465 How would I run an async Task<T> method synchronously?
- 340 Window vs Page vs UserControl for WPF navigation?
- 325 How can you find and replace text in a file using the Windows command-line environment?
- 300 How can I determine a reasonable salary to ask for?
- 285 Make WPF window draggable, no matter what element is clicked
- 182 What's the difference between a CTE and a Temp Table?
- View more network posts →