Poll: Can you do long division?

JWZ posted about this Steve Yegge blog entry about programmers and math. This is good timing, as one of the first things I was going to do in my series on image manipulation was talk about how the myth that programmers really don’t need math these days is a damnable lie. But, instead of banging people over the head about this, I figured I’d put it to a vote. How democratic, right?

So, please answer the following polls honestly. I cross my heart and hope to die, stick a needle in my eye, if I try to equate poll answers with IP addresses. I’m not going to do it, so don’t feel that answering positive is going to win you ego points or that answering negative is going to make you look dumb.


By Rick Osborne

I am a web geek who has been doing this sort of thing entirely too long. I rant, I muse, I whine. That is, I am not at all atypical for my breed.