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As a software developer, does your family actually know what you do?

Survey period: 16 Jun 2014 to 23 Jun 2014

Are you "The Social Network" or "Minority Report"? Do they think you play games all day or do you just tell them you play piano in an establishment of disrepute?

OptionVotes% 
Yes, they know clearly what I do1857.36
They have a general idea of what I do1,16246.22
I don't think they really know what I do67426.81
They have no idea what my work involves44717.78
I'm not a software developer.542.15



 
GeneralRe: Yup Pin
Ron Anders16-Jun-14 16:41
Ron Anders16-Jun-14 16:41 
GeneralCodes Pin
Matt U.16-Jun-14 4:08
Matt U.16-Jun-14 4:08 
GeneralThe problem isn't so much that they don't understand what I do Pin
Dan Neely16-Jun-14 3:44
Dan Neely16-Jun-14 3:44 
GeneralA missing option Pin
Nemanja Trifunovic16-Jun-14 3:24
Nemanja Trifunovic16-Jun-14 3:24 
GeneralNot sure technically... Pin
Cristian Amarie16-Jun-14 3:11
Cristian Amarie16-Jun-14 3:11 
GeneralApparently I'm a Transponster Pin
daleofcourse16-Jun-14 2:16
daleofcourse16-Jun-14 2:16 
GeneralRe: Apparently I'm a Transponster Pin
Bassam Abdul-Baki16-Jun-14 3:04
professionalBassam Abdul-Baki16-Jun-14 3:04 
GeneralAll have their ways... PinPopular
Kornfeld Eliyahu Peter16-Jun-14 1:38
professionalKornfeld Eliyahu Peter16-Jun-14 1:38 
My baby bot and 5 years old girl do not care what dad does...or even comes home or not. The two bigger are think dad plays all day long with an extremely boring game...
My wife pretends to understand the what but can't get why...
My dad and mom thinks I'm wasting my time instead of doing some decent work...
My boss do not understand a bit of my work, but keep paying me as long as the customers do not complain...
My coworkers do understand everything as long as I have no questions...
I'm not questioning your powers of observation; I'm merely remarking upon the paradox of asking a masked man who he is. (V)

GeneralRe: All have their ways... Pin
Simon Lee Shugar16-Jun-14 4:26
Simon Lee Shugar16-Jun-14 4:26 
GeneralRe: All have their ways... Pin
OriginalGriff16-Jun-14 5:59
mvaOriginalGriff16-Jun-14 5:59 
GeneralI do not have this problem Pin
Rage16-Jun-14 0:36
professionalRage16-Jun-14 0:36 
GeneralRe: I do not have this problem Pin
Mohibur Rashid19-Jun-14 17:44
professionalMohibur Rashid19-Jun-14 17:44 
GeneralRe: I do not have this problem Pin
Rage19-Jun-14 22:29
professionalRage19-Jun-14 22:29 
GeneralMy daughter wrote this story inspired by what she thinks I do for a living Pin
chriselst16-Jun-14 0:20
professionalchriselst16-Jun-14 0:20 
GeneralRe: My daughter wrote this story inspired by what she thinks I do for a living Pin
MacSpudster16-Jun-14 12:20
professionalMacSpudster16-Jun-14 12:20 
GeneralTypical Conversation Pin
Simon Lee Shugar16-Jun-14 0:09
Simon Lee Shugar16-Jun-14 0:09 
GeneralRe: Typical Conversation Pin
GustavoMartins16-Jun-14 2:17
professionalGustavoMartins16-Jun-14 2:17 
GeneralRe: Typical Conversation Pin
W Balboos, GHB16-Jun-14 6:01
W Balboos, GHB16-Jun-14 6:01 
GeneralRe: Typical Conversation Pin
PIEBALDconsult16-Jun-14 14:06
professionalPIEBALDconsult16-Jun-14 14:06 
GeneralJust yesterday Pin
chriselst16-Jun-14 0:04
professionalchriselst16-Jun-14 0:04 
GeneralRe: Just yesterday Pin
EbenY4216-Jun-14 2:56
EbenY4216-Jun-14 2:56 
GeneralFrom the perspective of my Mom PinPopular
Smart K815-Jun-14 23:08
professionalSmart K815-Jun-14 23:08 
GeneralI 'fix computers' apparently Pin
JMK-NI15-Jun-14 22:15
professionalJMK-NI15-Jun-14 22:15 
GeneralRe: I 'fix computers' apparently Pin
SortaCore16-Jun-14 23:24
SortaCore16-Jun-14 23:24 
GeneralRe: I 'fix computers' apparently Pin
Johnny J.16-Jun-14 23:36
professionalJohnny J.16-Jun-14 23:36 

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