When Geeks Dream

When geeks dream their dreams are not that fundamentally different from other people’s dreams. Wealth, power, happiness, women, or some combination of these things are the common subject matter.

There are, of course, a great deal of dissimilarity in the details of their dreams from those of the mainstream.

A Geek’s Dream: Sudo Make Me A Sandwich

A definitely pleasant dream, but one that is forever doomed to be unfulfilled since nobody, with the possible exception of their mothers, has ever figured out how to gain superuser access to a woman.

Indeed, trying to gain such access in the waking world often results in inadvertently dropping into the “bash” shell. 😉

Related Reading:

Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software
Computer Systems: A Programmer's Perspective, 3 Edition
The New Yorker Encyclopedia of Cartoons: A Semi-serious A-to-Z Archive
Computer Science Illuminated
In the Company of Women: Inspiration and Advice from over 100 Makers, Artists, and Entrepreneurs

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3 Responses to “When Geeks Dream”

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  2. Josh Brandt Says:

    Ah yes, the Dog House. A lovely vacation spot when the couch is unavailable.

  3. jonolan Says:

    True, Josh. That’s why some things must remain dreams.

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