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Is AWS/GCP making us stupider?

After using Lambda in production for several weeks, I'm wondering if the increasing number of abstraction layers is divorcing us more from underlying concepts.

A few interns joined my team recently, and their first exposure to dev/ops was Lambda. I'm wondering if they'll be able to reason problems from first principles, when their first introduction to pro IT is some vendor's abstraction layer? They haven't lived in pre-AWS reality.

Is it just digital native vs immigrant?

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