Hey all, figured this was the subforum to post a question about using a computer analogy to describe someone. I know NOTHING about computers! But my character is a computer genius and he equates his life dilemma to a "line of code." I don't know if it's correct or even makes sense. Any input appreciated. THANK YOU, YOU AMAZING COMPUTER PEOPLE!!! Here's the brief section: He was one of MIT’s brightest students. And also a complete loser. “Loser” was not, in his mind, a subjective term. It was as irrefutable as a line of code that corresponded to a very specific function.