that's right. And it's going to become even more accentuated with chatgpt -- which I think it's to the advantage of those willing to do the hard work. It's not even that hard honestly. Hard would be to become a pro in cryptography. Most of us don't even need to get to that level.
I actually kind of have to thank social media / the internet / smartphones for letting me work less time. Since most people are very distracted, just by being a bit more focused you get so ahead of the curve. I still have plenty of distractions (SN mostly) but nothing compared to the average person.