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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?

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

GeneralAll have their ways... Pin
Kornfeld Eliyahu Peter16-Jun-14 0:38
professionalKornfeld Eliyahu Peter16-Jun-14 0:38 
GeneralRe: All have their ways... Pin
Simon Lee Shugar16-Jun-14 3:26
Simon Lee Shugar16-Jun-14 3:26 
GeneralRe: All have their ways... Pin
OriginalGriff16-Jun-14 4:59
mvaOriginalGriff16-Jun-14 4:59 
GeneralI do not have this problem Pin
Rage15-Jun-14 23:36
professionalRage15-Jun-14 23:36 
GeneralRe: I do not have this problem Pin
Mohibur Rashid19-Jun-14 16:44
professionalMohibur Rashid19-Jun-14 16:44 
GeneralRe: I do not have this problem Pin
Rage19-Jun-14 21:29
professionalRage19-Jun-14 21:29 
GeneralMy daughter wrote this story inspired by what she thinks I do for a living Pin
chriselst15-Jun-14 23:20
professionalchriselst15-Jun-14 23:20 
GeneralRe: My daughter wrote this story inspired by what she thinks I do for a living Pin
MacSpudster16-Jun-14 11:20
professionalMacSpudster16-Jun-14 11:20 
The story reminds me of this:

A single-frame cartoon, full of office cubicles, a flashing neon sign with arrow pointing to a specific desk, the letters "Bob!" in the sign (also flashing), a man w/arms crossed, with a big grin, leaning against the wall (Employee badge reads "Bob"), and the cartoon caption reads:

Bob finally gets the recognition he deserves.
GeneralTypical Conversation Pin
Simon Lee Shugar15-Jun-14 23:09
Simon Lee Shugar15-Jun-14 23:09 
GeneralRe: Typical Conversation Pin
GustavoMartins16-Jun-14 1:17
professionalGustavoMartins16-Jun-14 1:17 
GeneralRe: Typical Conversation Pin
W Balboos, GHB16-Jun-14 5:01
W Balboos, GHB16-Jun-14 5:01 
GeneralRe: Typical Conversation Pin
PIEBALDconsult16-Jun-14 13:06
professionalPIEBALDconsult16-Jun-14 13:06 
GeneralJust yesterday Pin
chriselst15-Jun-14 23:04
professionalchriselst15-Jun-14 23:04 
GeneralRe: Just yesterday Pin
EbenY4216-Jun-14 1:56
EbenY4216-Jun-14 1:56 
GeneralFrom the perspective of my Mom Pin
Smart K815-Jun-14 22:08
professionalSmart K815-Jun-14 22:08 
GeneralI 'fix computers' apparently Pin
JMK-NI15-Jun-14 21:15
professionalJMK-NI15-Jun-14 21:15 
GeneralRe: I 'fix computers' apparently Pin
SortaCore16-Jun-14 22:24
SortaCore16-Jun-14 22:24 
GeneralRe: I 'fix computers' apparently Pin
Johnny J.16-Jun-14 22:36
professionalJohnny J.16-Jun-14 22:36 
GeneralI followed in their footsteps... Pin
Sander Rossel15-Jun-14 20:28
professionalSander Rossel15-Jun-14 20:28 
GeneralNowadays is not that hard to explain Pin
AlexCode15-Jun-14 20:04
professionalAlexCode15-Jun-14 20:04 
GeneralRe: Nowadays is not that hard to explain PinPopular
Tony Rietwyk15-Jun-14 20:40
Tony Rietwyk15-Jun-14 20:40 
GeneralRe: Nowadays is not that hard to explain Pin
Pete O'Hanlon16-Jun-14 4:09
subeditorPete O'Hanlon16-Jun-14 4:09 
GeneralMy family have a reasonable idea Pin
OriginalGriff15-Jun-14 20:00
mvaOriginalGriff15-Jun-14 20:00 
Generalthey think i don't have any knowledge about my work... Pin
ravikhoda15-Jun-14 19:37
professionalravikhoda15-Jun-14 19:37 
General...Just start my laptop Pin
koolprasad200315-Jun-14 18:35
professionalkoolprasad200315-Jun-14 18:35 

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