Code Zombie

For the most part of their career in the software industry, programmers worked with their heads in the sand.

Success in the industry requires presentation skills and training others.

The value of improved programming skills is overlooked, and passion is the only reward for building.

The incentive structure favoured self-promoters, and the industry’s culture drove talent away from meaningful work.

The average programming career span decreased rapidly, with fears of AI making programmers obsolete.

The best programmers left, and products suffered due to below-average talent.

The industry’s future remains yet uncertain.