Imagine you are a watchmaker, and you have to fix an antique clock. The catch is that you have to do it blindfolded, by feel alone.
While wearing boxing gloves.
Now imagine that your tools are ancient and decaying, and occasionally they break. But you don’t know when they have broken, because of the conditions in which you are working.
Now you have some idea of what my job is like.
On the up side, one of my co-workers just doubled the amount of memory available to me. I’m positively swimming in RAM now. Who could possibly need an entire megabyte of memory?