I gather that my mother in law once bought a case of dog food only to have the dog die. We recently bought a big bag of bird seed and now the birds have disappeared.
I was watching a talk about “grit”, which I think the rest of us would call perseverance. And the speaker was explaining the usual story about how it takes 10 thousand hours of dedicated practice to become an expert in something. It’s hard to find anything in computing that’s lasted ten years. There are somethings. Those guys really don’t fit in.