WordPress updates are necessary for numerous reasons. I highlighted the reasons you actually care about.
When I began my journey of learning the how to code, I kept running into articles with hilariously debated comment sections pertaining to whether or not HTML should be classified as a language.
When I chose to learn how to write code, I was excited, ready to dig in, and had already picked out my mansion and yacht. I JUST KNEW that I would sell a killer app to a tech giant in the first year.