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I wonder if that’s really true. I bet loads of people would be delighted for the chance to go on using their old favourites.



It's absolutely true. People with enough experience to have "old favorites" tend to be very senior and expensive or retired.

New grads and junior engineers can end up trapped in a career dead end if their first job is on seriously old legacy tech.

https://medium.com/@csixty4/pick-was-post-relational-before-...

I almost fell in the same trap, but quit a similar job to go back to grad school and get my Master's in CS.




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