Valley Ageism


Belief that older software engineers aren't cool because they haven't learned the newest programming languages or aren't willing to work 16 hours a day because of family commitments. There's also pressure to do well at a young age due to the celebrity status of young entrepreneurs/engineers such as Mark Zuckerburg

The Carver: Your algorithm is solid. It's really good schema.
Richard: Ok... Thanks
The Carver: I thought you'd be younger. What are you 25?
Richard: 26
The Carver: Yikes

Added by zazpowered zazpowered about 9 years ago