Der ältester Berufsstand

Ein Chirurg, ein Architekt und ein NT-Netzwerkverwalter streiten, wessen Berufsstand der älteste sei. Der Chirurg:”Gott entnahm Adam eine Rippe und schuf Eva. Die erste Tat war eine Operation!” Der Architekt widerspricht:”Vor Adam und Eva herrschte das Chaos. Gott baute die Welt. Die erste Tat war eine architektonische Leistung.” Der NT-Netzwerkverwalter trumpft auf:”Und von wem stammt das Chaos? Von wem wohl?”

If Architects to work like software engineers

Dear Architect:

Please design and build me a house. I am not quite sure of what I need, so you should use your discretion.

My house should have between two and forty-five bedrooms. Just make sure the plans are such that the bedrooms can be easily added or deleted. When you bring the blueprints to me, I will make the final decision of what I want. Also, bring me the cost breakdown for each configuration so that I can arbitrarily pick one.

Keep in mind that the house I ultimately choose must cost less than the one I am currently living in. Make sure, however, that you correct all the deficiencies that exist in my current house (the floor of my kitchen vibrates when I walk across it, and the walls don’t have nearly enough insulation in them).

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Human DNA

For many years molecular biologists have been mystified by the fact that very little of an organism’s DNA seems to serve any useful function.

I have solved the mystery.

The reason why only 30% of human DNA performs any useful function is that the rest of it is comments.

Once we decode a typical human genome, we see that the contents begin as follows:

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