I promise to write more interesting and less CS nerdy struff once my brians decompwess (in a week... or a month... er, better make that a yeat #-)).
Until then: I think I have discovered an autonomic coding reflex (ACR). Today I found that robbyjo can program and carry on a conversation without looking at the screen. This could come in handy! :-D
I can see the paper in Neuroscience now...
"Test subject was spinalized and continued to code for 15 hours..."
(disclaimer: i dknot acksherly practice, nor advocate, vivisection of grad students in general)