If you had the choice to sculpt a leg chair out of wood or write a full-fledged audio engine, complete with kernel drivers and whatnot, inside an app for controlling monitor brightness, what wou Wait, no, that’s not a question, you would do the leg chair for sure. There’s no way that other thing makes sense.

Source: Woodworking as an escape from the absurdity of software

I mean, I like software, but arbitrary changes to satisfy dependencies on the upgrade treadmill isn’t exactly fun.