Dear Hollywood, code does not ...
In films and television code is always sailing across the screen at incredible speeds […] I understand that to the non-savvy person the abilities of a programmer might seem amazingly complex, but do they honestly think we can read shit that isn’t sitting still?
8. Code isn’t just 0100110 010101 10100 011
Hey Hollywood directors: programmers use this neat thing called the ALPHABET. It’s got letters that you put together to form words. We even put spaces between those words.
And so on. For the complete list, see „What code DOESN’T do in real life (that it does in the movies)”
I do not agree on „People who write code use mice”. Most programmers I know prefer the keyboard to write code. That is IMHO one of the reasons, why VI and Emacs are still around.