Jeff Atwood wrote this article seven years ago but it holds true:
These so-called thought leaders have left a virtual ghost town before anyone else had a chance to arrive.
I became a programmer because I love computers, and to love computers, you must love change. And I do. But I think the magpie developer sometimes loves change to the detriment of his own craft.
Side note, it’s disturbing how many links in this article are 404’ed these days. We need to all do something about that.