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The World Has Changed Because SystemD on Windows
by Mike Levin
Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Dear World, you are my journal. Strange days upon us. We will survive. We will
thrive. Think about the change that’s going on and understand what has economic
value to people, especially where it’s the type of work you love doing. Go for
My message is: sure the world has changed. But not because AI. YES, it is big.
But the most meaningful way things are different today than a few months ago is
that Linux is part of Windows 10 and 11 now in an impactful way. You get get
Linux services (systemd) on a Windows laptop. That’s bigger than anyone knows.
That opens the door to mainstream development to the masses with the Linux edge
and without the Micro$oft back-slashes.
They bought Github.com for 7.5 Billion dollars. They control your every dev
habit. You use VSCode. I VSCode. I keep VSCode tucked away where I will never
develop dependencies on it. I’m ready to do WebDev again. WebDev didn’t break
my heart quite so bad as the Amiga computer.
Beware those who play down complexity and nuance. They are both critical. If
not you, then your engineers and good methodology to manage complexity and
benefit from and make clear the nuance.