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> What's up with the phrase, "Still programming?"

What's up is the rampant ageism in the industry - the perception that you are washed up as a "dinosaur" developer after a certain age, maybe 40 or so, and belong in management.

We "dinosaurs" - we happy few - are living evidence to the contrary.

-- 58 year old broad-spectrum software guy, hard at work and loving it

61 and right there beside you brother!

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