Drupal 8 is as different from Drupal 7 as Drupal 7 is compared to Drupal 5 or Drupal 4. We win better code for large projects and we lose simplicity.
The last time Linux failed to work with my scanner, the total cost of fixing Linux was thousands of dollars of my time. An upgrade to Windows 8.1 would have cost only $122 plus about $200 of my time. by sticking to Linux, I am stuck with hundreds of dollars of my time wasted every time I want to scan something.
According to the Wall Street Journal, workers in the US are starting to carry two telephones to separate their work life from their home life. What? Many years after the rest of the world!
Laravel is a PHP based Web development framework which is just the Symfony framework with a few cosmetic changes. I cannot find a reason to use Laravel instead of Symfony.