Man, I see on Stack Overflow the smartest and brightest men who've ever lived. I see all this potential, and I see it squandered. God damn it, an entire generation writing code, fixing bugs – slaves with white collars.
SO has us chasing points and reputation, answering questions we hate so we can earn badges we don't need.
We've all been raised on TechCrunch to believe that one day we'd all be internet millionaires, and programming gods, and Zuckerbergs, but we won't. And we're slowly learning that fact. And we're very, very pissed off.
In my own words