Programming makes me think that people value the things they do because they were hard, not because they were useful. Once I master the hard thing, I'm proud of myself and find it easy to forget that perhaps that damn thing should not have been so hard in the first place. Probably true for a lot of human activities.
Stuff should simply be easier, that is all.

@kensanata The whole "I use computers so I'm smart" assumption needs to go. No, you don't need need to be smart to use technology, you just get used to it, and that's not necessarily a good thing.

On the other hand, the fact that you made something on a computer doesn't make it any worse. Digital painting is as hard as analog. Music, 3D modelling, animation, games, websites, automation, whatever — they are as valid as in the physical world.

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