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Age/Years in software development ratio

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46/22.5

Simon Lucy
Thursday, January 10, 2002

24/3

Evgeny Goldin
Thursday, January 10, 2002

18/5

Mike Swieton
Thursday, January 10, 2002

30/20, 30/15 if you count when I first got paid for something I did.

Wyvn
Thursday, January 10, 2002

31/16

Johannes Bjerregaard
Thursday, January 10, 2002

29/9

Brandon Knowle
Thursday, January 10, 2002

24/5

Nathan DeWitt
Thursday, January 10, 2002

34/5

Gerald Nunn
Thursday, January 10, 2002

Hmm.  The actual ratio appears to be around 2 for most people here (that is, 50% of your life has been spent as a coder).  Mine is 1.9 for paid work, and 1.5 for "just fooling around" (yes, 68% of my life to date).

James Montebello
Thursday, January 10, 2002

27 / 5

27/5
Thursday, January 10, 2002

38/2, for a ratio of 19. 

A former lawyer, I'm trying to find something I enjoy more now.  Still working on being a real programmer, but I actually did start out doing little Basic Level II and Z80 assembly language programming on my TRS-80 back in 1979!

Herbert Sitz
Thursday, January 10, 2002

42/25

Mike Gunderloy
Thursday, January 10, 2002

28/5

cop
Thursday, January 10, 2002

61/36

Keith Paton
Thursday, January 10, 2002

28 / 8

Jeff Paulsen
Thursday, January 10, 2002

48 / 21 getting paid for it

48 / 34 (about) from my first program

Steve Wheeler
Thursday, January 10, 2002

24/5 - 3 yrs getting paid for it ;)

Sada
Friday, January 11, 2002

29 / 2 years professional (21 for pleasure)

Ged Byrne
Friday, January 11, 2002

48/15  And love everyminute of it.. Left South Africa 6 months ago, now in the UK. 

Nigel Soden
Friday, January 11, 2002

29/8        (paid)
29/14      (playing and learning)

Mark Alexander Bertenshaw
Friday, January 11, 2002

30/15 unpaid
30/7 paid

Patrik Öhman
Friday, January 11, 2002

29/18.  Something like that.

Paul Brinkley
Friday, January 11, 2002

40/15 and I'm not talking about tennis.

Tony
Friday, January 11, 2002

Oh and at 40/15, I'm hoping it will be game, set and match quite soon. i.e I'm getting sick of it and want to earn less and enjoy more.

Tony
Friday, January 11, 2002

26/9 paid

Leonardo Herrera
Saturday, January 12, 2002

41/15 employed, or 41/18 if you count academic research.

Tim

Tim Sharrock
Monday, January 14, 2002

26 / 16 since "hello world".
26 / 3 professionally part-time.
26 / 8 professionally full-time.

YAWS
Tuesday, January 22, 2002

25/0
looks like my ratio is undefined....

PL
Wednesday, January 30, 2002

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