June2009

The Evolution of a Programmer

In an e-mail being passed around in the office: The Evolution of a Programmer High School/Jr.High 10 PRINT “HELLO WORLD” 20 END First year in College program Hello(input, output) begin writeln(‘Hello World’) end. Senior year in College (defun hello (print (cons ‘Hello (list ‘World)))) New professional #include <stdio.h> void main(void)[...]

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At 29, Life Hates Me (Self pity)

Today, I went out with only 12.35 in my pocket. Paid the jeep 7 pesos, went down at Puregold. They have no ATM machines. I walked west to Allied Bank. Machine offline. Walked back east, past Puregold onto Budgetlane. They have no ATM machines. Guard tells me there’s an RCBC[...]

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Parenting

Parenting Sometimes I find myself wondering Of how my life would have been Or could have been A lot more exciting, A lot less distressing, Maybe even interesting If it hand’t been For my parents meddling In things I find myself in But then I would not have been If[...]

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