Jesper de Jong wrote:1. Many people assume that it's true that looking at a screen all day is bad for your eyes. I've heard that that's really a myth. You say you got glasses since you entered into IT, implying that there's a causal connection between the two. Maybe you needed glasses because you are getting older, or for some other reason. I've always had very sharp eyes and after 17 years looking at a monitor all day as a programmer my eyes are still very sharp.
Pat Farrell wrote:
++ psychiatric issues since programmers are so introverted and into computers that they never meet normal people and have fun, sex, etc.
chris webster wrote:And I'm told the underlying structural causes of these two problems are different, so you end up still needing glasses for both problems.