My Response to TJ DeVries on AI and “Is it Still Worth it to Learn to Code”

Derek Johnson
3 min readApr 2, 2024

The other day, I was watching TJ on one of his live streams. Someone in the chat asked about AI taking our jobs, and TJ responded, “I’m not convinced.” I admittedly trolled a bit and poked and prodded with more questions and statements, leading TJ to upload his take a few days later. Those of you who follow me know that I hold a degree in philosophy but worked…

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Derek Johnson

Philosopher | AI Engineering | Formally @ Apple & Amazon