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developers: man it really seems like software has been going downhill for the last 15 years

me: CAPITALISM INCENTIVIZES SHORT TERM SUCCESS OVER LONG TERM STABILITY

developers: it just feels like there is no end to the bullshit

me: CAPITALIST INVESTMENT INCENTIVIZES GRIFTING OVER ACTUAL RESEARCH AND INNOVATION

developers: why is everything so buggy and resource intensive

me: CAPITALISM INCENTIVIZES MARKETING-FRIENDLY FEATURE CHURN OVER USABILITY

@dankwraith y'know, i can't argue with this

when making money becomes the central measure of success, perverse incentives can arise

@dankwraith Gladly, there is FOSS. Even Linus Torvald complains about the habit to prefer a perfect ABI over supporting devs mistakes and making them getting kind of features.

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