Blue-collar credentials and being treated like a unique, creative, and highly-paid professional just aren’t compatible.
“Programmers” are the architects and structural engineers who design the buildings; they get programming languages and frameworks and IDEs to hammer the nails.
There’s always a terrific slight of hand going on when software developers try to draw analogies to other fields.
No need for a full play-by-play; we can skip straight to the awards. Slightly overplayed the hockey theme by turning her vagina into the goal… And for hedging her bets by qualifying for the hat-hobbling category. More nudity going on here than you notice at first glance. A little more skin next year and you’ve got a chance, Kazakhstan.
Throwing on a beret does not a national theme make. Could we be witnessing the start of a generation-long leadup to contention in the hat-hobbling category? Finally, we have a couple of new awards for 2015: There’s a specific form of logical fallacy or cognitive bias that I’ve never seen explicitly listed in collections of such fallacies or biases.
And ideally someone who showed some interest in the project and the skills required to do it, not just the job.
Given all of the above, the true subtext of this “joke” is that calling yourself a programmer entitles you to a job.