Dev Diary 2019-05-04

I’m being my usual procrastinating self and went through Joe Armstrong’s Twitter feed, plucking out the pearls of wisdom before they bitrot away. Given his stance on the destructive nature of the World Wide Web, it’s a little funny the number of tweets in his timeline that are now missing context because of deleted tweets.

I’ve been poking at Erlang, Elixir (and a bit of Lisp) recently, and wondering what the next step in my software journey is. The more I look at the problems looming in the future, the more I suspect software is ill-equipped to deal with the problems.