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Under the Influence

I am never quite so unpleasant to be around as when I'm writing a lot of code, and it's just not quite working. The more complicated to debug it is, the worse I am. I get all short tempered and snappish, though I do my best not to take it out on people around me. For my general unpleasantness this last bit, I apologize to my roomies.

When the program suddenly runs correctly, though, and the laser glides across the sky to point -- more or less accurately -- at the star it's supposed to... Those moments are some of the best moments of exultation.

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yaochi
Aug. 29th, 2004 10:44 am (UTC)
Well, congratulations on your successes, have a great time out on the dusty playa !
smack_jackal
Aug. 29th, 2004 10:58 am (UTC)
Yay!
musewoozle
Aug. 29th, 2004 11:41 am (UTC)
I'm glad to hear your project is working out. I'm curious, though, if you might have more information on it in a web-page or some-such? I've been catching bits and pieces of your project, but I don't have a coherent idea of what it is, yet.

Your temperment when debugging mirrors mine a bit. I had a bit of a personality clash at work due to a recent such bout of fustration. It's consoling, in a way, to hear that I'm not the only one that has similar bouts of bad temper.

-- Jacob
siege
Aug. 29th, 2004 12:33 pm (UTC)
Most of the general discussion about it has been carried out in tugrik's journal, actually.
tugrik
Aug. 29th, 2004 01:40 pm (UTC)
musewoozle
Aug. 29th, 2004 02:37 pm (UTC)
Excellent. Thank you very much. :)

-- Jacob
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