|Drug dealers||Software developers|
|Refer to their clients as “users”.||Refer to their clients as “users”.|
|“The first one’s free!”||“Download a free trial version…”|
|Have important South-East Asian connections (to help move the stuff).||Have important South-East Asian connections (to help debug the code).|
“Stick”, “Rock”, “Dime bag,” “E”.
“SCSI”, “ISDN”, “Java”, “RTFM”
|Realize that there’s tons of cash in the 14- to 25-year-old market.||Realize that there’s tons of cash in the 14- to 25-year-old market.|
|Job is assisted by industry’s producing newer, more potent mixes.||Job is assisted by industry’s producing newer, faster machines.|
|Often seen in the company of pimps and hustlers.||Often seen in the company of marketing people and venture capitalists (same thing).|
|Their product causes unhealthy addictions.||DOOM. Quake. SimCity. Duke Nukem 3D. ‘Nuff said.|
|Do your job well, and you can sleep with sexy movie stars who depend on you.||Damn! Damn! DAMN!!!|
Drug Dealers vs Software Developers
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