Those who can, do. Those who can’t, have roommates.

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Flashback to 1971 and the bright college days of this future IT pilot fish, who needs to take a computer programming course as a requirement for graduation.

“Our final assignment was to write a program to make change for a purchase from a $5 bill,” says fish, “and then put it on IBM punch cards to run on the new room-size mainframe, which was rumored to cost hundreds of dollars per hour to run.

“So we were admonished to keep our programs as short as possible. Problem was, I had no idea how to write the program, so I asked my roommate

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