Tyler Cipriani proposes that using ones older computer feels easy because it has the same software in use for over a decade. And to trust old software over their new equivalents.
The Lindy effect posits the older something is, the longer it’ll be around.
According to the Lindy Effect, you can assume most software is halfway through its lifespan.
So, Vi will be around in 2068, whereas Visual Studio Code will be defunct before the end of this decade.
Certainly, using local software over a myriad of websites on a bloated browser has merits. And Linux makes it much easier than Mac or PC.
Read the entire supposition in the blog post.
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