Programming in 1980: "Everything is a pointer to a contiguous buffer of values… because… C."
Programming in 1990: "Everything is an object, we care about business logic and databases.”
Programming in 2000: “Code readability and extreme use of design patterns is so much more important than performance. Hardware is cheap. Anyone can code.”
Programming in 2020: "Everything is a pointer to a contiguous buffer of values… because data-oriented-design and cache-misses…”