Generation Perplexed – Technology Waves and Undertow

How Does One Keep Up? – how many computer languages and concepts have you learned and abandoned in your career? How often do you think you’ll do the same in the future?
Unless you work on Cobol then you’re probably like me and Tom and you’ve gone through several iterations – 6502, 8×86, 68000 Assembly, Pascal, C, C++, PHP, etc etc..
It scared me at one stage but now it’s fascinating.. all this new stuff to learn and find out about! Woo!
This article on technomasochism is more relevant to all you UI watchers.. how much pain will users put up with? Quite a lot in my experiences!

By Donncha

Donncha Ó Caoimh is a software developer at Automattic and WordPress plugin developer. He posts photos at In Photos and can also be found on Twitter.

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