Maybe where you work. Our company is still 100% perl for our core products.
Based on all of the lazy Indian "developers" I've had to deal with this can only be a good thing.
I think it's pretty safe to say that we can dismiss claims that perl is dying as pure rubbish. Sure, the language isn't as trendy as ruby or whatever the new hotness is but it's still a language that is used by thousands of companies and applications every day and will continue to be used for quite some time.
git checkout the bitcoin source and run a few sed commands. Tada, new currency.
Isn't it ironic, don't you think?
What would a Californian currency be worth? Last I checked their GDP was about equal to France.
Until the Corps of Engineers shuts off the water at least. Not that we would do that since there's a lot of valuable crops grown in CA but don't sit and say that you can live without the rest of the country.
Dogecoins are the future.
You have no idea what Libertarianism is, do you? Stealing is a violation of the non-aggression principle, for one.
If you mean other than having a direct effect on millions of web users then yeah, he's done nothing for mankind.
2) Because the bank pays you interest.
Oh yes, a whopping 0.05% that I get from my credit union. That's not even enough to keep up with inflation. Keeping your money in the bank means that you are losing purchasing power every year.
Doesn't even have to be a drive failure for data loss to occur. You accidentally deleted a file? Too bad.
Until the battery dies.
Paper maps are far superior to GPS or smart phones. When you're out in the middle of the mountains with no signal or a dead battery you'll be damn glad you have some old fashioned paper maps.
Lane splitting is safe and reduces traffic congestion. You want motorcycles to take up a full lane? Have fun being stuck behind them.