The Pony Express and How Technology Doesn't Last

It’s been said many times - technology moves fast. As do the philosophies behind it.

This isn’t new - the Pony Express lasted only 18 months before being replaced by telegraph.

Why is turnover so fast? What are the benefits and pitfalls to this turnover? Where is the value in what we do?



PJ Hagerty

PJ is the founder of, board member of Open Sourcing Mental Illness (, and Senior Developer Advocate at Mattermost. He is an organizer of DevOps Days Buffalo, CodeDaze, and ...