On the horrible state of software:
- Software Disenchantment
- Against Software Development
- Programming a Problem-Oriented-Language, by Charles H. Moore, June 1970
Me Wearing a Scruffy, Profane T-Shirt: "Yeah, man, we should just code in bare metal like back in the '70s! Programmers should control machines, not the other way around! Liberation now!"
On shiny new things: