Happened long ago, Filippo.
We've been called monks, wizards, gurus, gods & godesses and many other similar "mystic" handles since the dawn of digital computing. So much so that it has become a major source of humo(u)r.
See 1987's Tao of Programming:
That is just one example. There are many more. The Jargon File can point you at other examples, if you are so inclined.