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Would you become a software developer again?   [Edit]

Survey period: 8 Dec 2008 to 15 Dec 2008

If you could travel back in time to before you discovered software development, but had the knowledge you have today, would you travel the same path, and become a software developer? (Suggested by RichardInToronto)

OptionVotes% 
Yes, definitely1,02263.91
Yes, but I would change my area of focus28217.64
No, there are other professions I am more interested in now18911.82
No, but I wouldn't know what other profession to go into764.75
I am not a software developer301.88



 
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Viral Upadhyay10-Dec-08 17:53
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TheIdleProgrammer10-Dec-08 21:17
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GeneralOh Yes! Yes! Yes! Pin
TheComputerMan7-Dec-08 22:04
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Corporal Agarn8-Dec-08 6:54
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AndreS_757-Dec-08 22:01
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TheComputerMan7-Dec-08 22:06
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chaiguy13378-Dec-08 3:49
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I've often thought that question myself! I think it would have to be some sort of mechanical computer, like the Babbage machines or something. Smile | :)

Either that or I would invent this crazy hypothetical data model in my head with no physical means to realize it, lol.

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ittay ophir8-Dec-08 19:48
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GeneralYes, but a lot sooner! Pin
leppie7-Dec-08 21:13
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GeneralRe: Yes, but a lot sooner! Pin
Simon P Stevens7-Dec-08 21:38
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leppie8-Dec-08 5:31
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Kevin McFarlane7-Dec-08 23:53
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[ftw]melvin8-Dec-08 0:00
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Krissh8-Dec-08 9:26
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GeneralMy get-rich-quick scheme Pin
Michael Dunn7-Dec-08 20:57
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Michael Dunn8-Dec-08 15:31
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