How many programmers does it take to change a light bulb?

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  • How many programmers does it take to change a light bulb?
    • They won’t touch it… it’s a hardware problem.
  • How many mainframe programmers does it take to change a light bulb?
    • Light bulbs do not go out on mainframes.
  • How many Microsoft programmers does it take to change a light bulb?
    • Did you try flipping the switch on and off? If that doesn’t work, just wait for the next service pack.
  • How many Linux programmers does it take to change a light bulb?
    • Only one, but you have to recompile the nation’s electric grid to get the change to take affect.

And Finally…

  • How many consultants does it take to change a light bulb?
    • Only one, but you get to bill for 10 hours.

 

 

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Caleb Jenkins is an international speaker, author and 6 time Microsoft MVP award recipient, he currently works for Solera as a Director of Software Development. An entertaining and informative speaker who approaches software from a fresh perspective that spans UX, agile practices and technologies for enterprise customers from across the globe. Leading UX product design teams, coaching multi-team agile transformations and architecting and mentoring at some of the largest companies in the world, As a long time community leader and former Microsoft Developer Evangelist, Caleb is well known for his engaging speaking style, depth of knowledge and creative energy. Founder and Principal Mentor of Proaction Mentors, former UX Manager and Agile Coach, Senior Architect for Six Flags Corporation, Product Architect on a Cloud Marketing Platform, Caleb has made a career out of empowering others while building products and teams that delight customers and solve business needs. You can follow him on twitter (@calebjenkins) or his blog, DevelopingUX.com and if you're still reading this, then you could also subscribe to his blog RSS feed or sign up to receive updates by email