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I mean, there is always the productivity trade off. If hardware/bandwidth is cheaper than dev time... I guess that was the idea with Go, to be productive to write and more efficient to run than the dynamic languages.

I think incentives in commercial software are out of whack. It's often more profitable to make garbage software that is barely fit for purpose. But that same critique also applies to much of our economic system.

If we want a particular outcome, the incentives need to be aligned accordingly.

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