1939: software doesn't exist
1949: software is limited
1959: software improves because faulty software costs a LOT of money
1979: software might start costing less, even faulty software
1989: we still care about optimized software, but say yer prayers, varmint.
1999: results of "it compiles; SHIP IT"
2009-: "stop being a cheap-ass; just buy more RAM, a faster CPU, a larger hard drive, a GPU from this century, and run software how developers TELL you to run it, you pleb."
@b0undarybreaker that seems to be more accurate than anyone would like, so it drives my long-standing policy of "no I don't want your stinkin' app" for every website
(related: I very much doubt that reddit is better on the app! :oP )
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