Computer Scientists versus Everyone Else


Often hereabouts I am asked if my degree is in CompSci.


Computer Scientists are endlessly fascinated by optimization, IT guys (of which I number) are concerned with “can it even fsking be done?” IT guys do not care about memory usage, unless it makes things not work. CompSci guys don’t care about doing things merely, they want to do it in the most efficient manner possible (left to their own devices).

Case in point, CompSci guys find pages like this endlessly fascinating. Myself, I was ready to move back to