IM IN YR LOOP UPPIN YR VAR
I’ve been putting off learning computer programming for years. It never seemed like something I needed to do – I’m a biology person, not a computer person. It’s my job to go look at stuff under a microscope and see if it’s glowing green or crawling out of the dish yet. If I needed something calculated, I could always get Excel to do it, or go find a computer person and make them do it for me.
But the modern era has finally caught up to me and I need to learn UNIX and Perl so I can handle some large sets of DNA sequences in the lab. The experience has felt something like being airlifted into Japan with nothing but a granola bar and a compass. But it could have been worse. I could have needed to learn one of these languages:
Oh, by head.
This one, on the other hand, makes an odd amount of sense:
I CAN HAS VAR?