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Software Engineering might be science but thats not what I do. Im a hacker, not an engineer
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"Software Engineering might be science; but that's not what I do. I'm a hacker, not an engineer"

- Jamie Zawinski

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This quote by Jamie Zawinski talks to the distinction in between software engineering and hacking. Software engineering is a clinical discipline that includes the application of engineering concepts to the advancement of software. It is an extremely structured and systematic procedure. On the other hand, hacking is a more imaginative and exploratory process. It includes discovering imaginative options to problems and checking out the boundaries of existing systems. Zawinski is saying that while software application engineering is a science, he is a hacker, not an engineer. He is emphasizing the difference in between the two disciplines and the different methods they take to software application development. He is likewise revealing his preference for the more creative and exploratory approach of hacking.

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USA Flag This quote is written / told by Jamie Zawinski somewhere between November 3, 1968 and today. He/she was a famous Scientist from USA. The author also have 16 other quotes.

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