I was reading this weeks Status Code Newsletter and the quote at the end was the following. I really liked it so I figure I would share it here. (Peter I trust you so no fact checking was done on this post).
“Computer programming is tremendous fun. Like music, it is a skill that derives from an unknown blend of innate talent and constant practice. Like drawing, it can be shaped to a variety of ends – commercial, artistic, and pure entertainment. Programmers have a well-deserved reputation for working long hours, but are rarely credited with being driven by creative fevers. Programmers talk about software development on weekends, vacations, and over meals not because they lack imagination, but because their imagination reveals worlds that others cannot see.”
Larry O’Brien and Bruce Eckel