People tend to think of programmers aw modern-day rockstars. They have skills most of us don’t possess, and amazing career prospects for the future.
TV shows don’t help, as they depict programmers as futuristic hackers who can do absolutely anything on a computer. Even if it’s technically impossible.
This video shows what people think programming is like vs. the actual reality. The former is all flashy lights and fun, while the latter is dull and frustrating.
At the end of the day programming is just like anything else. It’s a job, and it gets boring after a while. Unfortunately, we’ve all got to work for a living, right?!