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Mocky: and speaking of fortran, deskilling also goes hand in hand with the john backus vision of "algebra of programs" snap together lego coding
Mocky: the deskilling goes hand in hand with proliferation of library-ism and github-ism. library in reality is the natural outcome of experienced practitioner isolating code that has no business freely mixing with other code. for use primarily by same person. but today the 99% see library as opaque boxes meant to pile up and put a little shit pile of new code on top
asciilifeform: Mocky: i.e. deskilling. see also e.g. http://btcbase.org/log/2018-06-27#1830482 .☝︎
asciilifeform: upstack -- the 'deskilling' process is concerned specifically with removal of 'heroes' , e.g. mircea_popescu's hand-picked acrobats, and their replacement with grey biomass.
asciilifeform: deskilling classically precedes feminization of a profession
asciilifeform: he was discussion the deskilling. which, yes, related.
mircea_popescu: i know it seemed all great and fabulous back when deskilling brought about abominables a la condolezza rice as "secretary of state" notwithstanding strict incapacity of any sort of thinking
asciilifeform: mircea_popescu: oop-circa-1990s was a bastardization of 1970s-era narrowly domained ( cad, a few other ) item , picked specifically with 'this is promising for deskilling programming' item
asciilifeform: it was a time of 'commodification' and 'deskilling'
asciilifeform: aka deskilling.
asciilifeform: the deskilling was not performed ~by~ programmers.
ben_vulpes considering "deskilling" the entire mobile-app "api server" with judicious compilation of libpq
asciilifeform: 'deskilling'
asciilifeform: elsewhere this process is known as 'deskilling'
ascii_butugychag: already they began the 'deskilling'
assbot: 4 results for 'deskilling' : http://s.b-a.link/?q=deskilling
ascii_field: !s deskilling
assbot: 2 results for 'deskilling' : http://s.b-a.link/?q=deskilling
asciilifeform: !s deskilling
mircea_popescu: so... yeah. destructuring society -> deskilling economy.
asciilifeform: see also 'deskilling.' (actual term of art)