Geeks are at their happiest when among those who understand them. One of the pleasant things about my job is being surrounded, to a certain degree, by geeks of all sorts. (Web geeks, writing geeks, news geeks…) Witness this excerpt of an email from a co-worker:

I’m currently in regex hell. I was just telling [my wife] that “search and replace” in a program like Word is one of those things we completely take for granted but is amazingly complex, like running water.

And the sad part, of course, is that I agree with him. I’m biased though, I used to help run a water company.

Anil Dash

Anil Dash

Building @Glitch 🎏 — the friendly community creating the best stuff on the web • humane + ethical tech advocate • I 💜 funk, civics, mangos, justice & people • he/him

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