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Impossible Things

Last week Thursday, I chatted briefly with a coworker about my experiences working in C#.

My day job requires that I program on occasion, and so I do. My coworker wants to learn how to code, and so I’m teaching.

You’d think I’d be a terrible teacher. My code’s functional, but inelegant. My relationship to programming and math are the same as my view towards water. Definitely has purpose, but no desire to be drowned in it. I don’t enjoy the act of programming, like I enjoy the act of writing. I just enjoy the result. Hence, I’ll never be elevated to programming black belt.

When I told my coworker this, he responded, “What do you mean? You’re coding right now. What more’s there to it?” Continue reading Impossible Things