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Do Recreational Drugs Help Programmers?

jfruh (300774) writes | about a year and a half ago

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jfruh writes "Among the winners of last night's election: marijuana users. Voters in both Washington and Colorado approved referenda that legalized marijuana for recreational use, though the drug remains illegal under federal law. There's been a long-standing debate among programmers as to whether recreational drugs, including pot and hallucinagens like LSD, can actually help programmers code. Don't forget, there was a substantial overlap between the wave of computer professionals who came of age in the '60s and that era's counterculture."
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Anonymous Coward | about a year and a half ago | (#41914611)

I just can't tell you what an instrumental role bath salts have played in my CS studies. Between that and glue, I just can't keep my fingers still.
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