Getting Older in Tech


Blog post by Don Denoncourt


scoff (regular verb)
[to be] touchy about s/th (verb phrase)
put out to pasture (idiom)
grow stale (verb phrase)
piece of cake (idiom)
perennial (adj.)
full gamut (noun phrase)
exude energy (verb phrase)
lock yourself into s/th (verb phrase)
be up on s/th (phrase verbal)

Main Activity

Read the blog post for gist to discuss the following questions:

  1. What is the difference between twenty years of experience and one year of experience twenty times?
  2. Do you agree with the idea that only your previous two years of accomplishments matter?
  3. How can you keep current in an industry?
  4. Why, according to the author, are hobbies and fitness important?
  5. All things considered, do you think the cult of youth at many tech-companies is justified or not?