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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



 
GeneralI hate it when they tell somebody what I do Pin
Abhijit Ghosh (Subho) 27-Jul-14 5:06
professionalAbhijit Ghosh (Subho) 27-Jul-14 5:06 
Generalthis is really interesting to answer Pin
nilesh sawardekar15-Jul-14 0:56
professionalnilesh sawardekar15-Jul-14 0:56 
GeneralDifficult to explain Pin
Greg Russell23-Jun-14 3:08
professionalGreg Russell23-Jun-14 3:08 
Generalhard to tell. Pin
sellinger23-Jun-14 2:09
sellinger23-Jun-14 2:09 
GeneralBinary Pin
jim lahey22-Jun-14 4:47
jim lahey22-Jun-14 4:47 
GeneralNo.. , but It doesn't really matter as long as we love each other Pin
AndersonChau19-Jun-14 3:44
AndersonChau19-Jun-14 3:44 
GeneralWhat my family thinks Pin
Mohibur Rashid18-Jun-14 21:33
professionalMohibur Rashid18-Jun-14 21:33 
QuestionRe: What my family thinks Pin
Maciej Los19-Jun-14 7:08
mveMaciej Los19-Jun-14 7:08 
AnswerThe Moral of the conversation is.... PinPopular
adriancs19-Jun-14 16:19
professionaladriancs19-Jun-14 16:19 
We are all coming from different backgrounds and cultures.
We are all individually different in real life.
The way that we think, interpret, deliver and analyze messages are different from each other.
Even, the same words or phrases are used, it might not reflected the same context in different individual's mind.
Do not always assume others will understand what we are thinking.
Do not always assume you understand what others are thinking.
To fully understood what others thoughts and feels, you have to actually "listen" to the real meaning behind the verbal message spoken by the speakers.
A same way of conveying a message doesn't not work on everybody.
To successfully convey a message, you have to first understand the listener's mind.

but when you are trying to convey a message of feeling or love....
Ronan Keating suggested that,
people have tried to use beautiful words, but.....sometimes...
You say it best, when you say nothing at all[^], which... might be the universal language in the people of the world.
Original Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTp5MTlq4GU[^]

modified 20-Jun-14 0:45am.

GeneralRe: The Moral of the conversation is.... Pin
Mohibur Rashid19-Jun-14 16:35
professionalMohibur Rashid19-Jun-14 16:35 
GeneralRe: The Moral of the conversation is.... Pin
Karen Mitchelle19-Jun-14 19:25
professionalKaren Mitchelle19-Jun-14 19:25 
GeneralRe: The Moral of the conversation is.... Pin
Maciej Los20-Jun-14 3:30
mveMaciej Los20-Jun-14 3:30 
GeneralRe: The Moral of the conversation is.... Pin
adriancs20-Jun-14 13:33
professionaladriancs20-Jun-14 13:33 
GeneralRe: What my family thinks Pin
Aarti Meswania20-Jun-14 2:13
Aarti Meswania20-Jun-14 2:13 
GeneralRe: What my family thinks Pin
Mohibur Rashid20-Jun-14 2:46
professionalMohibur Rashid20-Jun-14 2:46 
GeneralRe: What my family thinks Pin
Eddy Vluggen20-Jun-14 8:35
professionalEddy Vluggen20-Jun-14 8:35 
GeneralMy wife yes, everyone else, no. Pin
wizardzz18-Jun-14 6:02
wizardzz18-Jun-14 6:02 
GeneralRe: My wife yes, everyone else, no. Pin
Kevin Mack19-Jun-14 2:21
Kevin Mack19-Jun-14 2:21 
GeneralRe: My wife yes, everyone else, no. Pin
bougie23-Jun-14 12:52
bougie23-Jun-14 12:52 
GeneralHah! I barely know what I'm doing. PinPopular
Abu Mami17-Jun-14 4:27
Abu Mami17-Jun-14 4:27 
QuestionRe: Hah! I barely know what I'm doing. Pin
Kornfeld Eliyahu Peter18-Jun-14 11:07
professionalKornfeld Eliyahu Peter18-Jun-14 11:07 
AnswerRe: Hah! I barely know what I'm doing. Pin
Abu Mami24-Jun-14 22:40
Abu Mami24-Jun-14 22:40 
GeneralRe: Hah! I barely know what I'm doing. Pin
Kornfeld Eliyahu Peter24-Jun-14 23:17
professionalKornfeld Eliyahu Peter24-Jun-14 23:17 
GeneralRe: Hah! I barely know what I'm doing. Pin
Abu Mami24-Jun-14 23:40
Abu Mami24-Jun-14 23:40 
GeneralMy family have little idea about what am I doing Pin
Aarti Meswania17-Jun-14 4:26
Aarti Meswania17-Jun-14 4:26 

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