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Happy Programmer Day! 1111 1111

Today is Programmer Day! It's about time we got our own day.

From the Programmer Day FAQ:
Q: When is Programmer Day?
A: Programmer Day is the 256th day of every year, September 13th or the 12th on leap years.

Q:Why the 256th Day of the year?
A: A byte can have 256 possible values, bytes are very important to programmers. Not because they are required for programs to work, but because the payroll system and Krispy Kreme doughnut cash registers require them.

Q: How is Programmer Day celebrated?
A: Anyway you want! Here are some suggestions:
Speak in code (or pseudocode) all day - Thanks to Sam Pospischil!
Decorate a tree with zeros and ones to make a binary tree
Make Happy Programmer Day cards using ASCII art
Have a contest for the best binary pun / programming joke

Q: Your logo has 1111 1111 that's 255, not 256, right?
A: While 1111 1111 = 255 as a direct conversion, it's the 256th value so it is correct. January 1st is 0000 0000 so if you celebrate Programmer Day on the 255th day you're guilty of an off by one error.

Well, wasn't that hilarious? *crickets* *tumbleweed*

In other news, there's a new food provider at the cafeteria here and the awesome grill cook hasn't been here the past two days. I braved trying out the new guy because there was literally nothing else to eat and he ruined eggs over easy. The yolks were cooked all the way through the eggs were coated in some... black/brown stuff. The hash browns were cold and soggy. The bacon was good at least. But I'm very sad now. :(

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I am not a programmer, but I still found that hilarious. I guess it's computer geek humor. :)

n other news, there's a new food provider at the cafeteria here and the awesome grill cook hasn't been here the past two days. I braved trying out the new guy because there was literally nothing else to eat and he ruined eggs over easy. The yolks were cooked all the way through the eggs were coated in some... black/brown stuff. The hash browns were cold and soggy. The bacon was good at least. But I'm very sad now. :(

That is very sad now. The part of me that did food service way back when as an untrained college employee and made eggs two mornings a week is affronted by his inability to cook eggs over easy. I cooked excellent eggs over easy, and I was doing it in huge batches. :P

I liked decorating a binary tree and the off by one error. :D

I feel like you could pick a guy off the street and he'd be able to make better eggs over easy than this guy! The cooked yolks was galling enough, but covered in like... brown/black grease? Eww!!!!!!

C:\DOS
C:\DOS\RUN
RUN\DOS\RUN


And then there's the next level...

% make fire
Make: Don't know how to make fire. Stop.

% why not?
No match.

HAHA THAT IS SO FUNNY...

No, really, I don't get it. My computer skills are not all there, shall I say. :/

Yuck at the food, though. Breakfast is my favorite.


Programmer humour is kind of painful, so perhaps it's best not to understand it...

Hopefully I can make up for that tomorrow!

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