A link to the 190 page history of JS by its original creator and the editor of ES6.
Read it: https://zenodo.org/record/3707008
History won't stop here - HOPL-V in ~2035 might be more about visual programming languages and "no code" than it is traditional text editing. Every time programming gets easier, people get more infuriated, and yet the world keeps turning toward enabling more programmers. The Future of Programming is clear, even if we're never quite there yet.
That's it, that's pretty much all I want to blog today. I did write 1700 words on another blogpost, but that's currently in review.