The next time some code-ignorant management type gets all uppity about your mad tech-fu and asks "what makes programmers so special?" counter with this t-shirt, which understates the advanced philosophical concepts that separate the engineers from the end-users. Plus, it serves as a gateway pun for all those closed-source serfs who long to know what's so funny about the acronym GNU, or why this highly self-referential (on many levels) roleplaying comic is so freakin' funny.
Jay Garmon has a vast and terrifying knowledge of all things obscure, obtuse, and irrelevant. One day, he hopes to write science fiction, but for now he'll settle for something stranger — amusing and abusing IT pros. Read his full profile. You can also follow him on his personal blog.