Following the crowd is easy

Following the crowd is easy, but it's often a shortcut to the wrong place.

-- from Popularity — soveran

My last post about Spacemacs v.s. Doom-emacs1 also reminds me of Rails v.s. Cuba/Sinatra. Popularity by soveran is a great post on this topic.

People will recommend whatever works for them, but we must trust our instincts and abilities to choose the way that suits us the most.

If I find too many people adopting a certain idea I'd probably think it's wrong

-- from Donald Knuth - My advice to young people (93/97) - YouTube