Dating a computer engineer
The secret to coping with technology-oriented people is to understand their motivations.
This chapter will teach you everything you need to know.
I learned their customs and mannerisms by observing them, much the way Jane Goodall learned about the great apes, but without the hassle of grooming.
Engineering is so trendy these days that everybody wants to be one. If there's somebody in your life who you think is trying to pass as an engineer, give him this test to discern the truth.
But alas, I do agree that this is a common problem, from my own personal views! She said she's gotten to the point she can pick out which ones are engineers in less than 5 minutes into the consultation based on the way they answer her. Here is a verbatim transcript: Mom: Would you like to have dinner with us tonight? Mom: Well, it would be around 6, and we'd be having green beans, and mahi, etc. This can also be a source of amusement when he is confronted by salespeople in public : D Engineers also justify everything when questioned, and they'll keep going no matter how illogical their answers get.
Reason 3 - He's multifaceted Programming is multidisciplinary and your programmer date is going to know about a lot more things than just coding.
From talking about the latest celebrity gossip, you can effortlessly glide into a conversation about his impeccable taste in music (that has kept him company over many coding hours) to that awesome Spaghetti Bolognese he cooked the other day.
Every programmer I've met till date has had some hobby he's really good at.
I point out that filth is worse than a few books and magazines, and I'm the one whose backwards! Engineers are also incapable of giving straight yes or no answers.
For example, he's into things being clean, but he feeds his cats on the countertops where they spread kitty litter and flea droppings where we prepare food!