Just started watching:
He starts by thanking many respected figures in the programming community, and says many are grey bearded oldies (shows picture of Gandalf), then after saying these people kinda know what they're talking about, goes on to say:
What tends to happen over time is that these old people, get new people come along.
You might want to think about this (points at slide) as Erlang and Elixir...
And the problem for the Erlang folks, is that Elixir currently has the ring
Looks like another must-see talk from Dave