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honey the codewitch3-Jul-20 5:05
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I've been out of the field for a decade, and I think it grew up while I was away.

I don't know, because I don't work in it directly anymore, but I get little impressions here and there, everything from friends, to the ads I see on code project, to the types of developers I run into these days, it seems like the industry is more straight-laced than it was in the 90's and early aughts.

Like, me, I stand the hell out wherever I'm at, whether I mean to or not. I'm very eccentric (technically actually quite mad), and it used to be almost a selling point in the field. Now I think it would be a red flag to a lot of potential employers, like it is in a "real job"

So for you breadwinners and wageslaves in the field who have been in it for awhile, is this impression anywhere near accurate, or is the industry still a sideshow of geeks *and* freaks?

Shucks | :-\
Real programmers use butterflies

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