Programming as an intellectual activity is the only art form that allows you to create interactive art.
You can create projects that other people can play with, and you can talk to them indirectly. No other art form is quite this interactive. Movies flow to the audience in one direction. Paintings do not move. Code goes both ways.
Aus Zed A. Shaws Advice From An Old Programmer.
Oder wie ich zu sagen pflege: Schöner Code ist Lyrik.