Jonathan Blow is a game developer who talks about the importance of space exploration and the decline of civilizations. He argues that we need to simplify our code in order to prevent the collapse of civilization.
Jonathan Blow talks about the difficulty of developing software that is easy to use and understand. He references the work of Edgar Dijkstra, who said that programing was too difficult to be done by humans. He also points out that making the software more abstract can often result in it becoming more complicated. He asks the audience to rate the session and suggests that we need to work on simplifying software in the right way.