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GeneralThings you'll never code Pin
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The poll on the main page about things that interest you got me to thinking... It's one thing to be interested, but another thing to actually have any realistic chance of doing anything serious in a given area. The time investment for a lot of new things these days has gotten huge, and to be anything more than a code monkey using a magic wand style high level API you will have to really dig in.

But life is short (even if it doesn't seem that way to some of you at 18 or some such) and diving deep into one of these areas will come at the expense of things that you might be less interested in but that would probably be more practical or that are immediately necessary. And if you are older, it becomes even more of an issue.

Maybe it's just me, but I don't really have a lot of interest in letting Amazon or MS effectively be part owner of my product, and just use some cloud API that I have no control over or understanding of the workings of. I always want to understand and control what I'm writing.

But things like AI and serious DNN based speech recognition, which I am very interested in, I've dug into enough to know that I won't be able to go there. They are already too 'mathematics doctoral thesis'-like for me to take on in the time I have left, at least without completely discarding any existing obligations which ain't too practical.

It's kind of depressing to realize that there are races you'll never run, arms you'll never lay in (well, OK, that includes 99.9999999999999999999999999999% of them), and code you'll never be able to write. Things have gotten so much more complex now. Back in 'my day' when we coded by rubbing sticks together, a single person could pretty much encompass almost all of the art and science.
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