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Interesting idea, but perhaps it's also possible to look at it as the industry broadening. 40 years ago, you had to be pretty knowledgeable to get anything at all done with computers. These days, it's possible for more people to do things, and yet there's still a market for people who are deeply knowledgeable.

A lot of people don't care much about the tech, and just want to build something. If easier (for them) tech lets them, that's a win, no?

Of course... that's easy to say but harder to swallow when they end up building something, making some money, and then hiring a developer to clean up their hideous mess. I've been there too.

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