You raise pretty valid points, Shelby. The kind of things a software dev works on is certainly beyond most people. All I'm hoping for is a no code solution for basic tasks.
As you said, applications and environments keep getting complex. And while we could one day simplify those processes, it's one hell of a moonshot. I suppose my optimism is a tad excessive.
But we've gone from dial-up internet to affordable 4G plans in India so I think there's no harm in hoping for surprises. Except for the people who may lose their jobs, I suppose.
These AI-written articles worry me, to say the least.