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Is Coding still worth it in 2024? (as an ex-Google programmer)

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  • @TechLead
    @TechLead  6 หลายเดือนก่อน +75

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    • @dongshengdi773
      @dongshengdi773 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +8

      No need to code .
      Just buy Bitcoin now

    • @monikafaustyna
      @monikafaustyna 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

      Off-top, but what do you mean when you say that Christmas is a day of tolerance for Islam, atheists and Catholics? Catholics are Christians. We celebrate Christmas. Protestants are heretics.
      We invite you to the one, holy, catholic, and apostolic Church 😊

    • @tienchuan1992
      @tienchuan1992 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      Need link for the keyboard

    • @kevinwoodrobotics
      @kevinwoodrobotics 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

      awesome deal!

    • @landons2k907
      @landons2k907 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

      hey im unemployed bro 50 to 60 grand sounds good to me, and if can work remotely work even better, go back to my country and save even more. what type of job could get me in door? not even remotely. Im in boston

  • @thumpertorque_
    @thumpertorque_ 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +686

    If you could sit through a TechLead video and still don’t get discouraged, congratulations, you’ve passed the motivation test. 😂

    • @dukenukem1137
      @dukenukem1137 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +6

      Haha, the only programmers that are left are 'real programmers'. Check who was Ed Nather.

    • @toprating8491
      @toprating8491 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +1


    • @patrickkennedyperkinson6649
      @patrickkennedyperkinson6649 4 หลายเดือนก่อน

      I know, i know, 🤗

    • @patrickkennedyperkinson6649
      @patrickkennedyperkinson6649 4 หลายเดือนก่อน +6

      The existential dread, with Costa Rica clips 😢😅

    • @coolieplum5393
      @coolieplum5393 3 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

      this comment has motivated me

  • @milosCivejovidar
    @milosCivejovidar 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +1818

    Coding is the only occupation that I could think about, outside of organized crime, that allowed my lazy self to earn enough money in an Eastern European country to have a decent life.

    • @Arexxen
      @Arexxen 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +145

      I love about coding that you could work in every company on this planet and also remotely.

    • @walidoulondon8107
      @walidoulondon8107 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +175

      Tech lead is talking bulshit

    • @zenmasters_games
      @zenmasters_games 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

      ​@@walidoulondon8107 nah bro, you didn't understand. TechLead is making such satirical videos. He is actually praising software development jobs. But you'll get it, just watch couple more videos.

    • @Hermetic_
      @Hermetic_ 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +55

      Nothing about Eastern Europe is lazy.

    • @deingewissen_official
      @deingewissen_official 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +8


  • @YenVietSoft
    @YenVietSoft 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +821

    Telling people no need to learn code anymore and yet promoting for skillshare 😅 our guy is special 😂

    • @alwaysyouramanda
      @alwaysyouramanda 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +20

      Smart to compare it to college. When it’s really all just a pyramid scheme; Go to college to become college professor as there is no need for an Egyptologist 😂

    • @ShivaGunwant
      @ShivaGunwant 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +20

      Skillshare have a lot of no-code courses

    • @senjuchidori9448
      @senjuchidori9448 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +11

      Tech lead is the king of sarcasm LOL - yep only real folks who knows him well will understand what he is trying to point out, for me, I'll give the folks here a clue, shhhhhhh it's all about the LAW of supply and demand hehe

    • @vardaanagarwal3629
      @vardaanagarwal3629 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +15

      and selling keyboard for coding xD

      @JACKNASTY_ 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +5

      And selling a course for nailing tech job interviews

  • @odayprogrammer
    @odayprogrammer 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +1135

    is watching your videos still worth it in 2024, that's the question

    • @grass8388
      @grass8388 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +68


    • @felixndifon8511
      @felixndifon8511 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +53

      I am telling, this guy who said he haven't code for the pass 10 years, i don't think watching his interview as a programmer is worth it

    • @fifigaia8451
      @fifigaia8451 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +78

      When someone boasts about traveling every other month, then compares programmers to janitors, who is on-par with slaves, it goes to show the arrogance and how-of-touch with reality. Hey, maybe he only said it for the click and view, which shows the willing to trade ethics for fame and money.

    • @ivanmorales7786
      @ivanmorales7786 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +14

      @@felixndifon8511 Totally agree with you. If you need to state you are one of the most qualified people to provide an answer you may not be!

    • @nowthisisfuuun
      @nowthisisfuuun 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

      Never was

  • @nownomad
    @nownomad 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +530

    This is what happens when you become the tech lead. You start forgetting that someone still has to write all that code that is integrated into every small, medium or large business of today.

    • @simk42
      @simk42 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +36

      not any more. AI is already replacing that role. The Tech Lead can do the software design and AI will do the coding

    • @rodneynsubuga6275
      @rodneynsubuga6275 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +59

      ​@@simk42 but who writes the code for a.i

    • @simk42
      @simk42 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

      @@rodneynsubuga6275 the AI is trained on all the code that exists, and already AI can create it's own training data and self-improve without us. I recommend watching this to see the future: "OpenAI’s ChatGPT Makes A Game For $1!" - Two Minute Papers

    • @kimeg7294
      @kimeg7294 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +32

      @@simk42 You're claiming that ai seems to know what we expect them to know. Are you confident about this? Proofs?

    • @caiofdacosta
      @caiofdacosta 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +29

      @@simk42 ha ha ha ha! AI cant do a simple task properly, dont be deluded

  • @digbyjones4203
    @digbyjones4203 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +551

    Techlead - "Travel is overrated and boring"
    Also Techlead - Travels abroad regularly

    • @Coolboy2755
      @Coolboy2755 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +56

      hes a grifter as youtube and travelling is all hes doing. Hes trying to cope with his new situation

    • @digbyjones4203
      @digbyjones4203 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

      I mean it makes sense. A rich 30+ guy with no wife and/or child to raise at home will get bored of the monotany of his computer compound after awhile and go on a trip, he just doesn't have to be hypocritical about it.@@Coolboy2755

    • @senjuchidori9448
      @senjuchidori9448 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +23

      he is the king of sarcasm LOL

    • @sheriffofsw7
      @sheriffofsw7 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +14

      He’s a troll/grifter/wit/genius former Facebook and Google tech lead now TH-cam legend. Respect to the Techlead. Preach brother Techlead and merry Christmas 🎄

    • @lorenzozapaton4031
      @lorenzozapaton4031 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +32

      ""Always do the opposite that Tech Lead tells you."

  • @ghassanabdalsalam9938
    @ghassanabdalsalam9938 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +102

    my dentist once told me after around 10 years of studying that studying dentistry is not worth it and after 8 years of working he hates it , well now after 8 years of work he is getting a lot of money and lives comfortably , my point is this the typical point of view for any one who spent years in the same field, they feel it is not worth it ,
    so it is not worth it for you , but for us it does , and we won't always be employees , after sometime we can do our own business .
    the field will always be there , but in different ways . it is changing but not dying. so we need to cope with it over time

  • @NRsevenX
    @NRsevenX 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +397

    Thank you for killing some competition for us :D

    • @jubaaissaoui5496
      @jubaaissaoui5496 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +36

      I told my friend to learn coding to escape poverty He watched TechLead's videos and never tried opening a text editor

    • @Mahakaal1221
      @Mahakaal1221 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +8

      @@jubaaissaoui5496and this is how he overcome poverty 😂😂

    • @mugilankathavarayan8168
      @mugilankathavarayan8168 3 หลายเดือนก่อน

      😂😂😂😂 absolutely

    • @solomonezra1253
      @solomonezra1253 2 หลายเดือนก่อน


    • @toshiodocs
      @toshiodocs หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      He was right, tech is dead rn

  • @lfvccomputingdata7831
    @lfvccomputingdata7831 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +645

    He did not want others to enjoy the life as he does. Coding is still worth it.

    • @fazemac5824
      @fazemac5824 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +121

      Yeah he’s gatekeeping lol

    • @MindlessTube
      @MindlessTube 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +36

      Yup but in 5 years from now it wont be worth it. AI should be able to code just fine in 5 years.

    • @pliniojr95
      @pliniojr95 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

      @@aibrian1 What do you mean? The way we code today will be different in the future? Or will we not code at all?

    • @MindlessTube
      @MindlessTube 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

      @merluzo8269 hence why I said 5 years from now

    • @BernhardRutzen
      @BernhardRutzen 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +1


  • @chessmusictheory4644
    @chessmusictheory4644 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +455

    Been writing music for 37 years and at the age of 50 just after just one year of python coding, have coded my own midi generator to speed up my work flow for writing music Was it worth it to learn coding at 49 years old. Hell yes it was worth it. custom software for personal use is going to become very popular.

    • @CrucialFlowResearch
      @CrucialFlowResearch 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +13

      That's different than a slave job

    • @Jamesy399
      @Jamesy399 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +8

      love to see it, great way to modernize your workflow

    • @jimbernard3289
      @jimbernard3289 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +23

      Very underrated comment right here. I believe you hit the nail on the head. I always loved the idea of coding but was very intimidated with all the coding languages out there (btw i'm 40). But ever since GPT4 came out i actually been building stuff... like real working stuff. My jaw dropped when i suddenly over night "felt" like i was a programmer with the help of AI of course. Anyway, pardon my rambling.... I believe more people will get into programming because of how easy it's becoming. It will attract more attention because building your own custom "Tools" has become a reality to anyone who's able to use natural language to communicate what they want to these AI tools. And they are getting better at a faster pace than it would take the average person to get a degree in computer science. Programming IS in demand now more than ever before. You can still make money from it, you just need to sell it differently. Just my 2 cents.

    • @TerenceSilonda
      @TerenceSilonda 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      Can I see the midi generator?

    • @DionysiaSapentia
      @DionysiaSapentia 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

      Ty I think teachlead has a bag of chips on his shoulder

  • @0xsajjad
    @0xsajjad 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +496

    Software development is not just about writing software, it is about solving problems creatively with software. Coding is one of many skills you need to be a software developer.
    AI will replace software developers? No, it will only help developers to do work quickly so that better software can be delivered in the same amount of time. Innovation will always be a human endeavor.

    • @danielgx83
      @danielgx83 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +13

      yes but thats just another learning curve , the study and learning doesn't stop and its annoying and dull at some point until you get burned out or washed out. you obviously dont get his point

    • @janvollgod7221
      @janvollgod7221 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +24

      AI will not replace all, but many. I would say in 10 years, 90% of Jobs in this area, will be gone. Just watch what happens in India. I agree that you will still need coders who can put thing together, but as AI raises over 300, there will not even this needed anymore. The human brain just can't properly recognize exponential grow, that's all it is. And now put conscious on it. Experts say, that at this point, we have 72 hours until AI reach 1000 and see us as a threat for earth. Musk, Hawkings and others may be wrong, at least i hope they are, but sadly, this is not a technical anymore, it became more and more philosophical.

    • @thefaramith8876
      @thefaramith8876 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +5

      Other than maintaining, there are no lucrative problems left to solve with coding.

    • @-es2bf
      @-es2bf 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +5

      ok have fun with your button development.

    • @byd3k157
      @byd3k157 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +9

      @@danielgx83 Respectfully I disagree. It's like self driving cars. Don't you think UPS, FedEx, and Amazon are writing blank checks for R&D to replace the humans? What about the military? Humans are the costliest asset. - It's just a matter of time before AI coding specialist (or whatever corporate buzzword) is for someone who can think logically and have the AI do the work. I would research the top accounting firms to see what their outlook is to their clients. Coders and IT staffers are probably safe for another decade. Blue collar jobs are looking really well these days. You get paid for what you do. That simple. :) - Have a Happy New Year!

  • @Mohamed-pu7so
    @Mohamed-pu7so 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +154

    00:03 Coding may not be worth it in the future
    01:45 The coding delusion: Myth of coding as a gateway to success
    03:21 Code influencers are promoting a misleading image of success through coding.
    05:02 Silicon Valley missing out on social media and no-code revolution
    06:40 Coding may not offer the lifestyle, status, and financial growth desired in today's society.
    08:22 Software engineering sacrifices social status for money
    10:09 Coding delusion is built on outdated knowledge and information
    11:55 Keyron Q1 Max is a top-notch mechanical keyboard.

    • @dukenukem1137
      @dukenukem1137 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +6

      Why would anyone need mechanical keyboard these days, I have silent one. Let me quote Dr House: People are idiots.

    • @krishpatel5055
      @krishpatel5055 4 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

      this all for push maximum amount of negativity in many peoples mind this thing really reduce competition if people believe this youtubers nowdays people

    • @IrrationalDelusion
      @IrrationalDelusion 3 หลายเดือนก่อน

      @@dukenukem1137Low response time for gaming, precise actuation point, customizable actuation, rapid trigger, thock, you can make your own keycap combo, replace parts easily when broken.

  • @TheSishovon
    @TheSishovon 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +113

    Being a coder in a south asian country, and having opportunity to do remote jobs allowed me to earn a salary that would have taken 20+ years in any other way. Also entrepreneurship is not for everyone. I pretty much sacrifice all of my social life because of the work that i do outside of my job, just to get up small microsaas so I can stop doing job soon.

    • @dexkode5558
      @dexkode5558 6 หลายเดือนก่อน


    • @alcoyot
      @alcoyot 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      Almost Everyone tries some kind of little entrepreneur business at some point in their life. It just takes a lot of luck for it to actually work.

    • @AAABBB-lh9se
      @AAABBB-lh9se 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

      yes, IT is great for developing countries. which is why, now all the rich asian countries are outsourcing to south east asia. while the rich asian countries are now enjoying high unemployment rate. Or artificial "normal" employment rate because the ex-coders are now working as a take-out delivery guy.

    • @SwordOfEarth
      @SwordOfEarth 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

      ​@AAABBB-lh9se 老乡

    • @chinnu281
      @chinnu281 3 หลายเดือนก่อน

      @TheSishovon how do we get remote jobs ? Which platform would you suggest

  • @dallaslooksmaxxer3505
    @dallaslooksmaxxer3505 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +307

    I'm a translator (German to English). I've been told that my profession was going to be eradicated by automation/AI ever since these buzzwords were created. Turns out that (as a contractor) my income has only increased over the years, and the work has only gotten increasingly more complex.
    Even though I do not have a technical background, I can say with confidence that AI/automation is highly overrated. I think programming will always be relevant, it's just that the nature of the profession will change over time. How that will look like, I'm not sure. But I believe it will involve still having intricate knowledge in programming, but it will more look like project management.

    • @markgreen2170
      @markgreen2170 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +10

      how is this for accuracy? " ChatGPT
      Ich bin Übersetzer (Deutsch-Englisch). Mir wurde gesagt, dass mein Beruf durch Automatisierung/KI ausgelöscht werden würde, seit diese Schlagworte entstanden sind. Es stellt sich jedoch heraus, dass sich mein Einkommen im Laufe der Jahre nur erhöht hat (als Freiberufler), und die Arbeit ist nur noch komplexer geworden.
      Obwohl ich keine technische Vorbildung habe, kann ich mit Zuversicht sagen, dass KI/Automatisierung stark überschätzt wird. Ich denke, Programmierung wird immer relevant sein, es ist nur so, dass sich die Art des Berufs im Laufe der Zeit ändern wird. Wie das aussehen wird, bin ich mir nicht sicher. Aber ich glaube, es wird weiterhin ein tiefes Verständnis für die Programmierung erfordern, wird aber eher wie Projektmanagement aussehen.' ---> chatGPT

    • @dallaslooksmaxxer3505
      @dallaslooksmaxxer3505 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +73

      The spelling is on point. However, it’s a direct translation. For any type of informal text where nuance/sentence structure/word choice (in terms of synonyms) doesn’t matter, this is a perfectly acceptable translation.
      One substantial mistake I was able to identify perusing the text is that chat GTP spat out the word “Vorbildung”, which shouldn’t translate to the word “background” I used. vorbildung refers to one’s formal education, whereas background in English can refer to both formal and informal training/education.
      Another mistake which I identified is that Chat GTP adopted the exact same sentence structure used in the English language. That’s actually a huge one as it does not sound like the speech of a native German speaker.
      Chat GTP also adopted the same short and scrunched together sentence structuring that is common in the English language. This sounds very odd in the German language.
      Again, it’s a good translation “1-1 direct translation” (and serves its purpose of conveying meaning), but it’s not an “actual translation” that takes the meaning and repackages it into a native-sounding product. This is also the reason why most translators only have a one-way language pair (for example, i ONLY translate from German into English, not vice-versa).
      Any type of “creative” text that relies heavy on onomatopoeia, literary devices, figures of speech, context and nuance such as marketing, literature, business and legal texts do not fare well with machine translation.
      Many agencies I work with have policies in place that state that if they suspect the use of machine translation, they will no longer award me assignments. And the most telltale sign that machine translation can create sub-par translations (rather than good ones) is that Google themselves publicly state that Google translate should only be used for reference purposes, and that it should at least be reviewed by a human before being published. This policy is even more important in the legal industry. Legal texts such as judgments, affidavits, contracts have real life consequences. If the lawyers/judges/jury members misinterpret information because machine translation spat out incorrect context/nuance, this can literally alter court cases (for better or worse).
      Now I will add that the one area where machine translation aids humans the most is technical translations (anything to do with engineering, technology, computers etc.) given the black/white nature of the field, and hence the lack of nuance. In fact, I heard that patent translators are affected the most since machine translation is basically doing the job for them.

    • @markgreen2170
      @markgreen2170 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +21

      @@dallaslooksmaxxer3505 wow! thank you for taking the time to give me such a thorough analysis, much appreciated!

    • @janrendek
      @janrendek 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +15

      A Slovak-English translator here. I happen to agree with you. And Guten Rutsch by the way!

    • @TheNativeTwo
      @TheNativeTwo 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +7

      Ive been saying something similar. I am a software engineer and my work is safety critical. There will always be a human needed to review the code and test the code. Our roles may shift but we will not be eliminated. In fact in my case, there will be more engineers needed, not less, because the number of software products developed will increase with an increase in developer productivity.

  • @tjf7101
    @tjf7101 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +215

    I absolutely love this guy. He inspires fear and terror into the hearts of some many potential future developers. Thus making my job so much easier.
    Take away. He’s scaring off my competition.
    Love it.

    • @ryanthompson3446
      @ryanthompson3446 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +6

      😂 facts

    • @carloslfu
      @carloslfu 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

      Best take!

    • @brinckau
      @brinckau 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +5

      For one TechLead, there are dozens of "Hey look how I became a software engineer earning $100,000 with no degree".
      Every day, I see a new TH-cam channel about coding.
      So, no, your job is going to become more and more difficult. If you believe that TechLead alone is scaring off your competition and making things better for you, then your job is probably difficult already, because it's supposed to be a job that requires logic.

    • @tomasmensik3051
      @tomasmensik3051 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +6

      coping mechanism to protect one's self-esteem at its finest.
      you are right now convincing yourself of a false reality.

    • @vladimirofsvalbard9477
      @vladimirofsvalbard9477 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +5

      Competition for what? He's a multi-millionaire; like he cares?
      Coding is useless is an age where algorithms are writing 99% of it. The only coding that matter is the creation of NEW and INNOVATIVE software.
      If you can't bring that to a company or be contracted to do so; you're wasting your time.

  • @scientist30
    @scientist30 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +61

    The video is a humorous and exaggerated take on the drawbacks of coding as a career. The speaker uses irony, sarcasm, and hyperbole to mock the coding delusion and the slave programming skills. He also contrasts coding with other more appealing and profitable opportunities, such as the media layer and the entrepreneur programming skills. The video is also a clever way to advertise the sponsors, Skillshare and Keychron, by integrating them into the narrative and the theme of the video. The video is entertaining and informative, but it should not be taken too seriously or literally.

    • @Mr.Layoff
      @Mr.Layoff 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +2


    • @IsaacFemi637
      @IsaacFemi637 3 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      I mean, he was saying being a coder is more like being a janitor..

    • @goulash31
      @goulash31 3 หลายเดือนก่อน +16

      what the heck is with this gpt comment

    • @IrrationalDelusion
      @IrrationalDelusion 3 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

      @@goulash31mocking of AI slave mockery by AI

    • @bloomcrawler
      @bloomcrawler 8 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Even though this comment is A.I. generated it's spot on analysis of the video.

  • @reframeservices
    @reframeservices 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +117

    I'm senior dev and you can't imagine how often I got the job because I know CSS or freaking jQuery.

    • @sicario55
      @sicario55 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +21

      CSS is the Apex programming language

    • @morgan-n5e
      @morgan-n5e 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +25

      it's quite surprising how so many designers or web developers don't know basic CSS.

    • @ilovetoeat2242
      @ilovetoeat2242 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

      @@sicario55 Only second to HTML

    • @phoneix24886
      @phoneix24886 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

      70% of web still running jquery. Sql n jquery are cash vending machines!

    • @promitighosh8662
      @promitighosh8662 5 หลายเดือนก่อน


  • @labidyramzi4840
    @labidyramzi4840 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +156

    Core points discussed in the video:
    1. Coding will give nothing but a 9-5 job which is an employee mindset.
    2. There will be less coding in the future, instead focus on fields like AI, web3, ..
    3. frameworks will never make you a real developer, DSA will.
    4. "Software engineer" is not a "high-status" job like everybody think.
    5. Focus on skills that will make you rich not slave skills.
    My opinion: I only disagree with the "Techlead" in the point that the knowledge given by the university is outdated, because that knowledge (creating database from scratch, having idea abt how compilers work or creating a website) all of this knowledge is the only way to learn and master CS. Also 100k software engineering job is not high paying job, I disagree on that point also ://

    • @sercan272727
      @sercan272727 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +27

      Yeeaa 100k is pretty mediocre money to live on. But there is also fact that people make a lot less than that in many other professions, just imagine how bad that is.

    • @langhamp8912
      @langhamp8912 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

      @@sercan272727 Less than 15% of US citizens will make more than 100K, and of 2022 the median household income is 75K. Thus, a person earning 100K isn't mediocre at all.

    • @Freakazoid12345
      @Freakazoid12345 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +6

      I'm studying Comptia and CCNA certs and thinking of getting my Bachelor degree in I.T. and maybe learning coding after that.
      But I am 40 years old and not getting any younger.
      What are your thoughts on this?
      I am struggling with studying for the Network + and find this stuff pretty boring, for the most part but don't really have much other options.

    • @alejmc
      @alejmc 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      Agreed but makes you wonder if it wasn’t better for some to just become a certified accountant, a trucker, plumber, etc… many people in the trades (provided they arrive on time and sober) can make way WAY more than $100K after a few of years of working while getting certifications on the side, plus they can start working almost as soon as they finish high school without carrying hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt… so these people start already with a several years of work debt less headstart (+$300K?) compared to someone that spent 5+ years studying and a large loan to pay just starting their career.
      There’s of course the love for the craft involved, I’m an electronics engineer (out of peer pressure), but never exercised and ended up programming video games (without any CS degrees or formal study on that front), the potential lower pay I deal with by being as minimalist as comfortably possible, since I love doing what I do so much.

    • @DeepfriedBaby
      @DeepfriedBaby 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

      @@sercan272727the difference is they never expected to make 100k. A teacher wasn’t sold a 100k starting salary. So they don’t feel like they’re missing it. Like expecting the latest smartphone and being there with replica phone.

  • @life_life237
    @life_life237 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +27

    I think this basically the best time to learn to code. It's so easy now. So learn to code and then add more skills to your skills stack.

    • @milanpospisil8024
      @milanpospisil8024 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      Coding changes all the time. The difference between assembler and high level language was higher, than now and before 20 years. Its now easy to code, however it is not easy to develop large software.

    • @Kairiituhermosa
      @Kairiituhermosa 4 หลายเดือนก่อน

      Please share what other skills can I add on top of coding

    • @Eustaquio_entretenimiento
      @Eustaquio_entretenimiento หลายเดือนก่อน

      wdym easy????????

  • @rickardroach9075
    @rickardroach9075 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +30

    1. Quit coding
    2. Go zip lining
    Great advice! That’s sure to put food on the table.

    • @SurrogateActivities
      @SurrogateActivities 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      why should he have answers to how you should survive?

  • @lucidmach
    @lucidmach 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +13

    i still remember the days when techlead actually did tech content

  • @PDivision1
    @PDivision1 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +130

    The dude is so brave raising social media competitors for himself

    • @danielmbazu367
      @danielmbazu367 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +6

      Lol, he's a millionaire!

    • @markgreen2170
      @markgreen2170 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

      @@danielmbazu367 no, he's, 'as a millionaire!'

  • @hafsaabdelkader2741
    @hafsaabdelkader2741 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +10

    I agree with you that some languages seem a bit peculiar, and spending three years in college might not be everyone's cup of tea. However, you can totally pick up coding on your own! Personally, I'm aiming to become a web developer, creating and managing my own company.

  • @Asguardian22
    @Asguardian22 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +96

    I can't possibly disagree with this video more. I started coding/software engineer in 1985. Even back then, they were saying coders wouldn't be needed in 10 years (They also said we wouldn't need paper anymore. 🤣). It is fantasy. There are way more skills to software engineering than coding, and although there is a possibility AI will eventually be able to provide these skills in some fashion, it still quite a ways off. And someone has to be able to tell if the AI is wrong or right, because we all know that ChatGPT et al are wrong A LOT! Also, who is going to tell the AI what to do? It needs to be someone who knows how to give instructions and define the detailed goal in technical terms. Some of your points have merit, but overall, you are way off on your timing, IMO.

    • @aliammar2447
      @aliammar2447 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

      Well Mr. 1985, you're right on a lot of points, though I've come to understand that you are neglecting a strong point. Humans will continuously evolve, technology is ever evolving and humans use this as a method to evolve themselves. That being said, there will always be humans in the equation taking control to some degree, you're right on that. Though, what you're not understanding is that the concern lies with the demand of Software Engineering. SWE will become undoubtedly obsolete to the degree that it at the minimum drastically reduces the majority of the SWE job market; it's simple and logical, it can't be denied. The logistical growth of AI can't be understood, illustrated by the CEO & AI Engineers being surprised or unsure of the breakthroughs that have happened or any that may continue to happen.
      This being said, there are two possibilities for the very near future (2-7 Years):
      Possibility 1 - SWE will continue on the path of drastically plummeting on job demand in spite of the market perhaps being the most oversaturated for a high skill job.
      Possibility 2 - Schools will teach SWE as a fundamental in the future just as we learn 2*2 because there will be some job no-one is aware of currently.
      So, will AI "Take over SWE?" Well metaphorically and in a great sense, yes; through eliminating an insane demand that employers deem unnecessary.
      It simply can't be denied, just hope that SWE becomes a fundamental for a more complex job, though we'll see I guess.

    • @Statixize
      @Statixize 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

      "It simply can't be denied" - haha, AI didn't take even 1% of SWE jobs, so it won't take any significant amount in any near future, your 2 years predictions are a joke - here I just denied it.

    • @Anonymint-vj7bt
      @Anonymint-vj7bt 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

      Although the central thesis of the significance of the (both liberating and dysfunctional) economic opportunity created by broadening participation in media is correct, one of the modulating/countervailing elephant-in-the-living room issues is that the FAANG have monopolized the Internet which is stagnating opportunities for startups software development. The video is overly pessimistic because of the lack of decentralization which he alluded to in the prior video (The Age of Making Money is Over). Correct that people are not going to download new apps (pita!), but they will visit new websites. So apps just need to become websites (the standalone app is nonsensical). And we need to decentralize everything to open up all the opportunities again for programmers and innovation. No disrespect intended because Patrick Shyu is knowledgeable, observant and intelligent, yet he may not be a visionary (after all he took a job at Google and I coded and marketed million user software more than once by myself or in small startups). Afaics, he is analyzing without any vision for how to innovate out of the stagnation of the current monopolization paradigm which incidentally is helping the self-immolation of Western civilization as the scapegoat for the end of the post-WWII (especially post-1970s) globalization, debt bubble.

    • @yuki2413
      @yuki2413 5 หลายเดือนก่อน

      You cannot operate on patterns, but on facts. And this why AI will fail, at least for now. It is possible that we won't need developers anymore, 1985 is not 2024.

    • @Asguardian22
      @Asguardian22 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      @@yuki2413 I agree 1985 is not 2024. But neither is the technology even remotely close. There are new APIs, libraries, programming paradigms, interaction paradigms, UI/UX designs, operating systems, hardware interfaces, hardware designs, input interfaces, and countless other new developments constantly shaping technology. AI will not "create" these ideas, nor will it be able to implement them in its current state. AI, IMO, will always be AT LEAST one step behind human innovation, and it will depend on humans to develop the blueprints for AI to operate from. It might even get to the point that by the time AI catches up to the newest technology, the tech will have moved on to the next iteration. Eventually, the cost to teach the AI may not justify its usefulness in some fields. It is all speculation for now, and I am a big proponent of AI. It can improve productivity efficiencies in many industries and really help with automation in brand new areas. I just don't think it is going to replace all of our jobs in the foreseeable future. Right now, AI has helped search and information gathering technology take an evolutionary step. I look forward to what comes next.

  • @Johan-rm6ec
    @Johan-rm6ec 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +100

    Coding skills is always worth it. You can apply the skills and way of thinking in other professions also. So don't waste your time with learning how to code, but buy the keyboard its awesome for your nightly coding hours. Cheers!!!

    • @elliotalderson9517
      @elliotalderson9517 2 หลายเดือนก่อน

      nah, coding is dead

    • @TOSUnbound
      @TOSUnbound 2 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      @@elliotalderson9517he’s being sarcastic and mocking the ironic nature of the video

    • @elliotalderson9517
      @elliotalderson9517 2 หลายเดือนก่อน

      @@TOSUnbound it isn't sarcastic, you're denying the reality, coding is dead

    • @TOSUnbound
      @TOSUnbound 2 หลายเดือนก่อน

      @@elliotalderson9517 no im saying Johan is not the video creator silly

  • @mindcache5650
    @mindcache5650 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +40

    So: you’ve gone from multi millionaire Senior Google engineer to a sales pitch junkie. Impressive

    • @NhatNguyen-lx3nw
      @NhatNguyen-lx3nw 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +5

      I think he's an over 1 million subscribes youtuber which many senior devs want to become if they want to work as solopreneur, and step outside office management. New career these days.

  • @carloslfu
    @carloslfu 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

    TechLead's takes are great hahaha! I come back to see video after months and he doesn't loose his touch!

  • @ianmyers5784
    @ianmyers5784 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +213

    Massive layoffs and now hiring freezes. I hate to admit he is right.

    • @jamessullenriot
      @jamessullenriot 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +64

      He is right, but there are layoffs and hiring freezes for just about every role tech or not. Coding will just morph back to people that actually enjoy doing it instead of people just doing a quick bootcamp to try and make money

    • @Emanuel-yb3qk
      @Emanuel-yb3qk 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

      jajaja I was about making a comment like this. Since DreamWeaver came out, bunch up people came. alongside with it, and each year passes says the same. It over because this and that, and now we are here, still fixing the shlt chat gpt and bard makes@@user-hm9is5ke9i

    • @weishi5286
      @weishi5286 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +10

      Qualcum let go 25% of their employees and replaced them with seasonal migrant workers and asylum seekers.

    • @Arexxen
      @Arexxen 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +13

      It seems contradictory that 200,000 tech employees were laid off, considering big companies typically maintain reserves, especially during times like the COVID-19 pandemic when people stayed indoors, and tech firms experienced substantial profits. The tech market is normalized right now. So he’s not that right and also has a profit with making fear and negative news like a lot of his videos lol.

    • @walidoulondon8107
      @walidoulondon8107 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

      @@weishi5286which one in the USA?

  • @travismorin1224
    @travismorin1224 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +37

    Keep it up! These vids keep the competition low :D

    • @Opelawal
      @Opelawal 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +2


  • @unclem4626
    @unclem4626 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

    I enjoyed hearing your perspective on programing(coding), wish I new more. Could you do a video on some practical coding outside a traditional university or point the way what sort of training or service would teach this? BTW I hope your a fan of Switch and Click.

  • @dc512
    @dc512 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +32

    Paying those bills before year end. I respect the hustle, Tech Lead. Happy 2024!

  • @user-em8bm7rr8f
    @user-em8bm7rr8f 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +95

    You know it is already the end of the coding era when Techlead is presenting 2 sponsorships during the first 3minutes of the video

    • @jeanelkhoury4480
      @jeanelkhoury4480 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +39

      Or you just know that he is a failure as a human being not just as a tech lead obviously.

    • @user-em8bm7rr8f
      @user-em8bm7rr8f 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

      @@jeanelkhoury4480 Both can apply

    • @TrusePkay
      @TrusePkay 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

      ​@@jeanelkhoury4480he has a lot of money

  • @benyicl92
    @benyicl92 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

    Pura vida mi amigo! We were so fortunate of having the techlead to visit our lands

  • @Innocueous1
    @Innocueous1 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Amazing how in touch you are with trends and markets!

  • @allumallu6580
    @allumallu6580 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +7

    I have never been more motivated to become a programmen than after watching this video! Cheers :)

  • @arakataka1
    @arakataka1 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

    Life is much easier and more enjoyable when you don't care about status.

  • @goonie79
    @goonie79 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +18

    It's going to be conversational generated code, but you're still going to need to know fundamentals of code design and architecture, so it's not going anywhere. It'll democratize this as a way to take away corporate competition and makes more localized business options. I'm seeing this for local IT companies that are becoming agencies for MSPs.

    • @ivantheterrible4317
      @ivantheterrible4317 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

      In 10 years from now it will not be controversial. It will be better than human made code. Hate it or not, that's the truth.

    • @TrusePkay
      @TrusePkay 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

      ​@@ivantheterrible4317End of all jobs

  • @FamilyInvestments
    @FamilyInvestments 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

    thanks for the video. I am an engineer who don't code for a living but started pythonning over xmas. I am sitting down here asking if I should continue or reconsider something else. this is given me a good perspective. thanks alot.

    • @jamesdouglaswhite
      @jamesdouglaswhite 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      Dont listen to him, he is a joker. I like his videos but dont pay too much attention. Remember he said that PHP is the best language to code with. That should tell you enough, and he has done this for years now.

  • @alcoyot
    @alcoyot 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +29

    Even people who actually are suited to be an entrepreneur, 99% of those people fail. That’s the reality of it. No matter how hard you work, how good your ideas are or how suited you are to it, there are so many other factors at work outside of your control. Like the story behind bill gates for example. Not just being in the right place at the right time, so many other aspects had to perfectly fall in life for him to succeed. Almost all of that was out of his control. If you’re gonna do that it’s a lot less work to just buy lottery tickets. Same chance of success.
    The reality is the smart thing to do is minimize risk of failure and focus on what’s realistically attainable. Sure, try starting a TH-cam channel like everyone else. But it doesn’t matter how good content you make if nobody ever sees it, which is the outcome for just about everyone. Give it a try. Maybe that agorithim will make your dreams come true, but probably not

    • @casper5563
      @casper5563 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +5

      Somewhat true. These guys always get survivorship biased..

    • @llothar68
      @llothar68 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

      There is a difference between failure and just have a working business (not the super skyrocketing super company). Getting a working business with lots of rationalism, self control and business skills is still 80% possible. But yes entrepreneurs fail to 90% because most are more stupid then my retarded cat.

    • @vladimirofsvalbard9477
      @vladimirofsvalbard9477 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

      The only reason Smith was a success for FedEx was because he gambled his last savings in Las Vegas and won enough money ($30,000) to continue pursuing his dream and creation that was "FedEx".

  • @Parsaaminii
    @Parsaaminii 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +16

    I'm not sure you answer this comment, but I've been working as a web3 developer for almost 3 years and it really needs human resources the skills related to blockchain core engineering or web3 development are not something replaceable with NLP models for at least 5 years, I'm so happy to hear your opinion about this field.
    Thanks a lot.

    • @paulsongerald7473
      @paulsongerald7473 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

      Hey , I’m an aspiring web 3 developer, could you guide me through? I would really appreciate your reply

  • @hifce
    @hifce 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +6

    I think you need more of these travels to get past the depression and get back to your senses.

    • @bestechdeals4539
      @bestechdeals4539 4 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      😂😂 what i was thinking

  • @Spaun12
    @Spaun12 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +8

    I still am working towards a degree to make my dreams come true. I will focus on medium and smaller business solutions and do so remotely. Possibly to build a team while doing so. Status means nothing for me. I just want peace, quite, some money, and freedom.

  • @J3SIM-38
    @J3SIM-38 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Do they have a Dvorak version of the keyboard? Or is it Qwerty only? Can the keys be moved around?

  • @ZotVanBelgie-jn7oz
    @ZotVanBelgie-jn7oz 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

    I'm not a programmer, never went to the university to learn this
    but man it's so interesting, I'm learning how to code all different kind of roulette strategies
    to backtest how well they will perform
    in Excel and Numbers, I'm just using "nested if functions"
    and man
    I LOVE IT !!!! it totally changes the way you need to think
    but compared what you are coding, this is PEANUTS what I'm doing

    • @herikaniugu
      @herikaniugu 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      Stop betting, sell signals or courses instead

    • @ZotVanBelgie-jn7oz
      @ZotVanBelgie-jn7oz 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

      @@herikaniugu You're right, all roulette systems fail lol ... all of them !

    • @herikaniugu
      @herikaniugu 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

      @@ZotVanBelgie-jn7oz yap all

  • @kevinvictordincau
    @kevinvictordincau 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +8

    es increible como cambio tu contenido, me alegra la forma en que sabes adaptarte al cambio. Espero que mientras esta era siga en cambio pueda seguir viendo tus videos :)

    • @joseeduardorodriguezreyes3697
      @joseeduardorodriguezreyes3697 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      En efecto, no es por idolatrarlo pero dice la verdad jaja

    • @kevinvictordincau
      @kevinvictordincau 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

      @@joseeduardorodriguezreyes3697 claro, es muy informativo tener el punto de vista de alguien con Tanya experiencia

    • @OT-tn7ci
      @OT-tn7ci หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      @@kevinvictordincau Huh, what truth lol

  • @realchrishawkes
    @realchrishawkes 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

    Lol, Tech Lead, I'm glad you're still around, you perfected this TH-cam content game, quick editing / straight to the point. You're very negative towards the field, but you do make some good points. The next programming language will be English. Someone will need to oversee the AI generation.

  • @janvollgod7221
    @janvollgod7221 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +7

    you hit some very important points in this video. Btw, the Keychron keyboard may be nice, but they are way overpriced. I use epomaker and have same or more options, for half the price. Anyway. From your perspective, the things you say make sense, but even so, i would describe this views still as too positive. As profession, I am 3d Artist and developer, until i started a year ago to dive deep into AI, see the brutal rise, the magnificent possibilities of AI Models. Not only in my profession, it's everywhere. And now add consciousness to all this. 60% or more will just lose their jobs, their skills and work will be rendered useless, no matter how hard they try to compensate. Let's come back in 10 years and see what happened. As much as I want to see this patch positive, it will not turn out good. Even with universal income, like Elon Musk suggested it. The social impact at our society will be brutal. Too many people just falling down, while a few stays on top with a brutal amount of wealth. History repeats, but only this time, you can't even offer this people some slave jobs, because they aren't any.

    • @IrrationalDelusion
      @IrrationalDelusion 3 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      “We’ve beaten the robots! “

  • @AlexanderBase2004
    @AlexanderBase2004 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +49

    I can never tell if he's ironic or completely serious. Anyways, I'm just about to finish with my bachelors in CS so I hope he's wrong.

    • @mike1230
      @mike1230 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +28

      everyone knows this guy is the biggest troll

    • @john.10347
      @john.10347 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +20

      He's usually somewhat right, but his projections are usually around a few years in advance, for this one it seems alot more in advanced.
      This one time he was talking about the meta verse and how it would fail so he sold his stocks. It came true months laters.
      This other time I think around 2019-2020, he started talking about how inefficient most tech companies were by the ratio of their employee size and they would most likely lead to mass layoffs in the future. It's been happening more and more after 2020. Following his past ideas on this topic and this idea in this video I wouldn't be surprised again if he is right considering new global talents and that AI technologies increases exponentially.
      His predictions in the past may seem obvious, but just remember that's all in hindsight and he also gave more reasons as to why than what I typed (I typed the general idea) but when he upload those videos he got alot of flack and many comments disagreeing at the time

    • @-Jason-L
      @-Jason-L 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +8

      He is pretty close.. i would get an advanced degree focusing on building AI

    • @RagedContinuum
      @RagedContinuum 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +10

      he's both and a grifter too

    • @JaySaidStuff
      @JaySaidStuff 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +12

      Don't worry you will be fine. Essentially what he's really trying to get at is, just knowing coding isn't going to suddenly make you some multi-millionaire. It's still more than a fine field to get into, and a great skillset to know. Especially so for computer science. Computer science is a lot more than just coding. If entrepreneurship is what you're trying to get into, it just means there's a lot more you will have to do to achieve that status. Which he gives the answer to in the video. Right now it's about social media marketing and data. Your degree isn't worthless. How you use it is what matters.

  • @krisspax
    @krisspax 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +10

    Didn't TechLead do coding in order to get himself into the position he is now in?

    • @Gauravkumar-jm4ve
      @Gauravkumar-jm4ve 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

      Decade ago, things were different

  •  6 หลายเดือนก่อน +7

    Yes, I feel like my whole developer life has been to solve problems that shouldn't be there to start with

  • @NexVice
    @NexVice 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +8

    Like I always say, if learning programming doesn't give me money, it will at least give me the power to create anything I want from scratch. If you want to make money, code for yourself, create some SaaS or PaaS and sell it, or create a store that works better than any other, find a niche and satisfy that niche. Problem solved! LoL

    • @digitalBrandingScreensavers
      @digitalBrandingScreensavers 4 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      You are so right. It's a field where you add value deliver results solve a problem. And like you say that's the only way to really make a living

  • @danielr7903
    @danielr7903 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +8

    coding is just a tool to get a computer to do what you need. as long as computers are prevalent in any given field, coding will always be needed.

    • @frezerkebe8164
      @frezerkebe8164 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      You must be a senior coder to understand his point of view. It is a dead end.

  • @enriquejaimes3368
    @enriquejaimes3368 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +22

    “React is the language of the slaves”. Amen to that.

  • @loriansaceanu
    @loriansaceanu 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

    Thanks! Best regards from Norway!

  •  6 หลายเดือนก่อน +9

    All those "digital nomad influencers", as you put it, rely on technological tools to reach their audiences. Software engineers are required to build and maintain those tools. There is definitely a lot need for programmers and there will keep being a need for them for the foreseeable future. The trick is that, like many other jobs before, this one is transitioning into a more "mass production" pace, where there will be a foundation of lower-skilled, "menial" workers, doing simpler maintenance work on web apps, and a smaller pool of high-skilled engineers working on more complex products.

  • @scottandersen508
    @scottandersen508 3 หลายเดือนก่อน +5

    What job can I pursue that won’t be taken over by AI?? This dude killing hopes and dreams while he shows himself zip lining and living it up

    • @IrrationalDelusion
      @IrrationalDelusion 3 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      You have to simplify your preferences, watch the market and adapt. Enjoyment of life doesn’t solely come from getting so financially high, but primarily from doing things. So programming preference = problem solving, logic, introversion, technical knowledge, creativity. That can be transformed. Most importantly knowledge gained in this field won’t just inflate, it shapes thinking.

    • @scottandersen508
      @scottandersen508 3 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      @@IrrationalDelusion i’m not looking to get financially high, I’m looking for a career to support a family. I don’t want to pursue something if the job itself will not exist in the coming years. A stable job is hard to come by now

  • @RoadTo19
    @RoadTo19 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +71

    As someone whose been working in digital for over 25yrs, now a Senior UX Researcher, I can see the writing on the wall. There 12-18 months at most left for large numbers of UX professionals. I'm already shifting focus and skills into other areas.

    • @lachopakapura
      @lachopakapura 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +13

      On the one hand I see this video is very informative, on the opposite side it's very depressing, I'm just in the process of learning full stack and this is really taking the wind out of me.
      I'm not expecting to become rich from being a full stock coder (let alone being hired with no experience whatsoever) just making better paying job but if this video is right I have been wasting my time?
      From your vast experience what should one do?

    • @NeoKnight9
      @NeoKnight9 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +9

      @@lachopakapura it is not useless. And it will change. But focus on solutions. Find problems, simply by asking, and then work hard on making solutions.

    • @existentialism_01
      @existentialism_01 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

      i think that if programming will disappear as a job ( especially in 21th century where we use technology everyday ) , every other job will disappear as well, if economics are depended on people and their jobs , money n salary , who will maintain system of economics?i think that it will fall . so we should learn until we can, even tho simplicity of new platforms and getting money in 2023@@lachopakapura

    • @danielmbazu367
      @danielmbazu367 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +11

      So what are you shifting your focus into?

    • @JegErN0rsk
      @JegErN0rsk 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +9

      In the next 2-3 years we're gonna look back and be embarrassed that we were acting like crypto bros.

  • @ede7702
    @ede7702 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

    I think your spot on w future of coding also I like the keyboard, however how is it when your eating near it, do the crumbs get stuck in there? I eat at my desk and usually get crumbs and stuff caught in my keyboard

  • @Hooooodad
    @Hooooodad 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

    Man your content is awesome

  • @mcnutley
    @mcnutley 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

    For anyone who doesn’t understand, this is peak coding humor

  • @bnKeepGrowing
    @bnKeepGrowing 4 หลายเดือนก่อน +11

    This guy can demotivate Donald Trump from running for presidency😂

    • @claytonsiby5430
      @claytonsiby5430 2 หลายเดือนก่อน

      True 😂.

    • @gilbertmyles2052
      @gilbertmyles2052 หลายเดือนก่อน

      Lol.. yea but good to hear the truth from someone who has done it

  • @dvojevodavoditti
    @dvojevodavoditti 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

    Thanks for SkillShare TechLead. Merry Xmas.

  • @DrJamesWatts
    @DrJamesWatts 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Interesting stuff! Dig that keyboard... Well done that man

  • @chillimilli5116
    @chillimilli5116 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +8

    Keyboard without a numpad is huge no no

    • @gruanger
      @gruanger 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

      Except my keychron keyboard and likely his can be programmed with VIA and do have a numpad . I don't have arrow keys or numpad that physically can be seen, it is on another layer, which means my arrow keys and numpad are in the same place as my normal keys, what I am trying to say is the way my keyboard is setup, I never have to move my hands and everything is in easy reach and you have everything you need. Layer 1 makes my number row the F keys, layer 1 has my arrow keys, work macros, numpad, and on and on. Layer 0 has the normal alphabet, except I made my pinky delete and moved the colon key. I also made capslock delete, etc.

    • @HyperionStudiosDE
      @HyperionStudiosDE 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      I like having a numpad but it makes the keyboard too wide which hampers my mouse movement.
      That's why I switched to 80%. Entering long numbers is annoying but I do that rarely.

    • @fridericusrex9812
      @fridericusrex9812 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

      Best of both worlds: get a tkl and a separate num pad

  • @lkedves
    @lkedves 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

    10:05 Perfect illustration of your approach. I think you can find really old chefs who instead of directing a big franchise and get rich, just cook. Sure, they don't go around the world or do any other fancy stuff, because _they enjoy what they do every day_ even if you can't imagine it. For a coder, it's me, typing Java code at age 51 and learning every day from and by it. Sure, I am cheap but lucky, like, never worked for the internet recycling center known as Google or thought that it would be something to boast about... 😁

    • @IrrationalDelusion
      @IrrationalDelusion 3 หลายเดือนก่อน

      Calling out people as slaves is really toxic entrepreneur mentality. World holds on these small chefs. Even if the market conditions don’t get most favorable.

  • @svintheanajones88
    @svintheanajones88 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

    I like that the function keys don't need to be used with the fn button. That's a nice keyboard! However, I still like the clicky feel and loud sound of the cherry (blue? can't remember).

  • @damastet
    @damastet 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

    brilliant! Thank you!

  • @lorensims4846
    @lorensims4846 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +10

    I went to tech school in the early '80s to learn about computers. They told me that they weren't training up to be programmers. That's grunt work. They were training us to be systems analysts. We were supposed to take out little Associates degree and go on to a traditional four-year university to get into our REAL major and then figure how to apply computers to that field. Sounded good to me.
    But watching you, all I can do is watch those keyboards twinkling behind you. Pretty!
    I need a numeric keypad, myself…

    • @llothar68
      @llothar68 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      Have not seen a programmer job in years. Thye are all software developer. The jobs AI is going to replace already did not exit anymore.

  • @Pedram1920
    @Pedram1920 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +7

    I think coding as we know it might change , today I call coding as template style coding .These are the frameworks such as React he mention's . Assuming A.I can replace these template style coding and make it not even necessary for them what is remained? Creativity is still very hard for both A.I and Humans . Assuming A.I can create something completely new is a big assumption. So we still need to learn to code because otherwise if we dont push forward we cannot find new connections . Dont let A.I stop you from what you love

    • @barbarosatmaca3318
      @barbarosatmaca3318 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

      People underestimate the human brain. The only way computers to reach our level is via quantum computation which we don't know much about. the human brain the most complex object in the known universe still has some limits. We may never be able to solve the quantum puzzle.

  • @vincentjohnston8789
    @vincentjohnston8789 5 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Gr8 inspring video Techlead! And I love your dry sense of humor too :) I like to practice skills like html + css and other software development skills applications such as Scratch, not necessarily to find a dev / IT job - I find developing very relaxing, almost therapeutic. Agreed a path down the creative route is very attractive and worth following up :) Also agreed - I have seen x software analysts (made redundant) working day jobs in the hospitality industry, and are grateful for a paid job.

  • @dwd713
    @dwd713 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

    Great video. Ironically, while watching this, I got an ad for an online course to learn how to code lol

  • @john.10347
    @john.10347 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +8

    Thanks for always making videos Techlead. I always really enjoy listening to your perspective

    • @justin9494
      @justin9494 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +5

      are you a bot?

    • @john.10347
      @john.10347 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      @@justin9494 no lol. Just a long time watcher of Techlead

  • @amirmir3244
    @amirmir3244 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +27

    What he’s talking is about the people who realize that the 9 to 5 grind and the slave jobs are not for them. But the reality is 95% of the population still believes that is a sustainable way of living and they will continue to do so in someway or the other, so to all you folks who are saying that they have learned nothing from this video you really have to look at the speakers perspective and understand what he’s really saying.

    • @Devin7Eleven
      @Devin7Eleven 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +6

      Not everyone can be a business owner. Not everyone can rely on freelance labor. 9-5 is what the majority have to make do with. If everybody is a business owner, there wouldn’t be any workers for that business.

  • @goler6477
    @goler6477 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +19

    coding if you have EXPERIENCE is very high in demand, if you are looking for entry level with no co-op or internship... good luck that is saturated, only way you're getting in is if a family member is in upper management

    • @Devin7Eleven
      @Devin7Eleven 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

      Isn’t that nepotism?

    • @specialknees6798
      @specialknees6798 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      @@Devin7Elevenyeah, but it happens all the time

  • @nickr753
    @nickr753 4 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

    What kind of mouse is that on the desk?

  • @futuredeath
    @futuredeath 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

    Has office space ever been so relevant? The industry is just evolving like it always has.

  • @pedro9553
    @pedro9553 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +16

    We need both programmers and the people who used technology. Without programmers there will be no content creator.

  • @devslopes
    @devslopes 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +12

    This video just goes to show why some people shouldn't be making content in the tech space. Spreading this kind of false information can alter the way aspiring programmers think. You're essentially making people question if all the effort they are putting into this field is pointless. No amount of credibility gives you the right to strip people of their title as a developer, even if it is React development, people still went through an immense amount of work and effort to get where they are. You point out that people shouldn't learn how to code because it isn't what it used to be. Keep in mind that most people looking to transition into the tech industry aren't looking to become the next Mark Zuckerberg. They are looking to live a better and more fulfilling lifestyle, and by saying "to become a programmer -- is like becoming a janitor." You're taking away peoples aspirations and the hours/years of work they put into learning a skill like coding. My only wish is that people see this video as an example as to why just because channels have a massive following, doesn't mean that they are people you should look up to. You are strictly looking to make money off of this video -- and by doing so you are altering peoples minds with such a sensitive subject as this. If this sounds harsh -- that's the point.

    • @limitless1692
      @limitless1692 10 วันที่ผ่านมา

      This video is right.
      I learned to code, I spend over 3000 hours to learn front end development..
      I applied to hundreds of jobs
      But I never got hired. He is righ the tech market is oversaturated and floaded.

  • @lazyman2451
    @lazyman2451 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

    YES YES YES YES YES YES AND ALWAYS WILL BE NEEDED, but I appreciate you discouraging many .

  • @cppguy16
    @cppguy16 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +5

    Basic coding is going to disappear, but maintaining million-line projects that can only be described in 10000 page documents, where concepts are ambiguous, and you need 1 million samples to test the system properly, well those jobs will stay here a little longer. Also leadership skills are still going to apply, and the instinctive ability to break down large systems into smaller parts, negotiate between teams, making sure customer expectations are met, that there are no misunderstandings, that's going to be here for the time being. And it has higher social status, the Team Lead. Coding is deceptive, because if it was easy to explain a problem, we wouldn't need coders. The issue is that certain problems are inherently complex and can't be explained in a few basic sentences. Natural language often doesn't help you when a formal description is needed. I think leadership and communication are going to be increasingly more important. Entrepreneurship could become more important. If AI can take over the job of 400 employees, there's still going to be that single person who's running them, the entrepreneur, and maybe every person in the world will become an entrepreneur, when we're no longer employable by large corporations. And when a single AI can do the job of a million workers, there are no more companies, only individuals.

  • @uapnyou223
    @uapnyou223 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

    Idk what this guy is talking about. I’ve been making $500000+ per year since 2016 as an QA automation engineer. I work multiple contracts remote since 2016. I know cypress, selenium, playwright, Appium, CI pipeline integration, performance testing, and security testing. I actually have too much work. One salary is not enough in general.

  • @Matyasmon
    @Matyasmon 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

    Great video! Contemporary philosophy 👍

  • @Hermetic_
    @Hermetic_ 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

    11:45 What tool is being showed at this time stamp?

  • @astronauticsspace9419
    @astronauticsspace9419 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +33

    I am an aerospace engineer, and without coding knowledge, I can't even get a job. There is no single company that doesn't ask for coding skills. To get a job, learn coding as much as possible.

    • @ux4861
      @ux4861 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      which language may I ask? python? c?

    • @IrrationalDelusion
      @IrrationalDelusion 3 หลายเดือนก่อน

      @@ux4861Learn DSA with one, or it depends on your goal job

  • @aliabbasimoghaddam1571
    @aliabbasimoghaddam1571 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

    Ngl man what is a new general skill you can learn.like ik the trends have changed but i have no idea how to prepare for it at this point

    • @john.10347
      @john.10347 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      Honestly, this is a problem I've been facing. The only think I was able to get for a new general skill was studying power dynamics and system dynamics

  • @seanv4007
    @seanv4007 5 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Thank you for saving me a bunch of my time 🙏 what is the best rout to learn PHP and JQUERY ?

  • @hidalest
    @hidalest หลายเดือนก่อน

    as a Tico, i’m glad you enjoyed my country. Nice pictures and videos! thanks for sharing it with your community

  • @ExamineeNumber0052
    @ExamineeNumber0052 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +12

    I agree... coding is not for everyone. Best we study Finance or any Business related courses.

    • @omare5383
      @omare5383 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      What? Why ?

    • @TheNOTdumass
      @TheNOTdumass 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

      ai will take over the finance industry and a business degree is as useless as gender studies

    • @TheNOTdumass
      @TheNOTdumass 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

      healthcare will forever be untouched by ai

    • @ExamineeNumber0052
      @ExamineeNumber0052 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

      @@omare5383 First, it's hard if you're not good in math, and the students who are average and good in math still can't master Visual Basic, and they just ended up with non programmer jobs. And it's now useless coz anyone can even learn coding online and as an I.T. graduate myself I think I can say that.
      While finance, accounting these are the language of business. Business owners hire coders, now they don't need to. Before, you need a programmer if you want a website for your business, now social media does the job, you just need an FB page or Instagram for your business. See what I mean ?

    • @IrrationalDelusion
      @IrrationalDelusion 3 หลายเดือนก่อน

      Really? MBAization of America? Different field for different people entirely.

  • @faruzzy
    @faruzzy 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +6

    The AI can write simple UI and everything. But what about the infrastructure? I still have to see an architecture provided by an AI. These always vary depending on the situation

    • @llothar68
      @llothar68 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

      As long as HI is so low that they go serverless and think this is more then a stupid marketing concept of Amazon, so long AI will be seen as a competition. Just that it's higher level management/design dosn't mean the people have more brain cells.

  • @norikorebolledo
    @norikorebolledo 3 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

    I like the keyboard but I can’t use it anymore because coding is dead

  • @StevenCodeCraft
    @StevenCodeCraft 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

    Techlead preaching on Christmas Eve!

  • @GamerWelfare
    @GamerWelfare 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +7

    People thinking AI can even replace junior developers are delusional. If AI reaches a level where it can completely replace a junior developer then it will probably be able to replace every developer since the most important thing that a developer has to do before writing code is to understand the codebase the connections and how they are expected to do things to not cause problems for the rest. AI right now offers just a little assistantance explaining things or recommending solutions that arent exactly right or need work. Also the one using it should still understand what the code does because if they dont understand they cant know if the answer is correct or not. This wont change anytime soon and if it does it will replace everyone not just junior devs.

    • @togfanatic3781
      @togfanatic3781 3 หลายเดือนก่อน

      lol devin is here but wait there more . wait for devin 2.0 3.0 and so on 😂

    • @GamerWelfare
      @GamerWelfare 3 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      @@togfanatic3781 if you think Devin is enough to replace a software engineer with someone who has no idea about programming and just uses it to program right now you are delusional. We don't even have any real world usage examples except the ones that they showed in demo. It's too early to tell how useful it will be. We are still a long way till an AI fully replaces a software engineer.

  • @marcelriedeman9286
    @marcelriedeman9286 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +12

    What path do you recommend instead of coding then?

    • @I_Lemaire
      @I_Lemaire 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      Focus on data. Monetize data.

    • @tigris8235
      @tigris8235 4 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      Coding using the advertised keyboard

    • @MarkoMarkovic-cd9bh
      @MarkoMarkovic-cd9bh หลายเดือนก่อน

      Tik tok live matches 😅😅😅

  • @EduardKorenschi
    @EduardKorenschi 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

    I have the Q1 Max and yes, it's on another level, but, as a (non techlead) programmer:
    1. It doesn't have ins + del keys. You can chose between them and rewire them with via, but you can't have them both. As a programmer, it's a must (Intellij Idea shortchuts, at least). Or it's a bit painful.
    2. It doesn't have home + end keys. Again you can choose between them, but again it's a pain. And you can't really remap any key to anything, as actually they key cap have different format.
    3. You don't have print screen.
    If I could chose now, I'd chose the Q3 pro, I think it's a bit better. Other than that yes, this is the best.

  • @FlygOnLiTe
    @FlygOnLiTe 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

    I started shifting towards specializing in dev ops, were always going to need to manage servers

  • @TomNook.
    @TomNook. 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

    You joke about PHP, but all the trendy modern frameworks are now moving towards server components. Meanwhile those using PHP and Laravel are going, "what took you so long"

  • @The-Dirty-Straw
    @The-Dirty-Straw 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +8

    I think if you're already an employed programmer, you're ok. Now If you're a freshman in college majoring in CS. Be super competitive. Extremely. Or get overlooked.

  • @thedev6368
    @thedev6368 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

    The day coders are no longer needed is one day after when many many other fields are no longer needed.

  • @LouSantiago-mg9dg
    @LouSantiago-mg9dg 3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    I really appreciate that this guy answered the question in the first 30 seconds of the lab, rather than drag it out.