You know how human DNA is 98.7% the same as bonobo DNA?

Software is like that.

98.7% of the code that was executed to bring you this toot is the same as the code that is executed to provide you with an endless stream of kids falling over on reddit.

As programmers, we layer on just a thin sliver of custom code, with a wildly different end result — yet vaguely familiar at the same time.

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