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I've got the Edge now, buggy at first but rapidly improving, I even read pdf's with it !
I'm using bookmarks a lot, but now I am at a point that I can't find anything because there are too many of them
I agree Chrome is a nice browser but; In FireFox you can grab a tab and drag it down into the bar area or folder on the bar or whatever and it sticks. Tried with Chrome and it rips the whole page off into it's own browser window. Took me a couple of times before I figured out it wasn't going to do what I expected. So like you I asked Mr. Google and pretty much gave up. Their bookmarking sucks.
If you are over 35, you are too old for this industry. Try having fun instead of killing yourself, "trying" to keep up with those that are younger, smarter, and require less sleep then you do. Yes, we are wise, but that really doesn't mean sh*t, now does it?
Not really. There are two industries inside our industry. One is a lottery and the other one is knowledge based.
Lottery are shining web thingies and mobile apps. Products that, given sufficient supply of coke, coffee, and weeks, can be replicated by any group of students, anywhere. It's a lottery because you have to be on the right place in the right time to succeed. There is only one Twitter, even if the underlying app is less than impressive. Its capital today is the content crowd, not the app.
And than there are things that random groups of students can't replicate. In years. Because they are just too hard. Like DBMS servers, rockets, self-driving cars, pacemakers, etc.
Hence ... if you want a long lasting career in programming ... you have to grow out of the lottery stuff. My 0.05£.
and I disagree as well. I think I was trying to be a bit dramatic to emphasize a point.
Gary Wheeler wrote:
I have been on the receiving end of age-based prejudice in this field more than once.
So have I.
Gary Wheeler wrote:
I no longer tolerate it.
There really is nothing you can do about it, really. You can't force someone to hire you, or promote you because you are 56 years old, and you no longer tolerate it....which is part of the point of my initial post.
I am 63 years old, have been a developer since the 70's, and probably will be writing code when I'm in my 70's (who can afford to retire?). Like you, I will not tolerate age-based prejudice, or any discernible prejudice for that matter. You can take my keyboard (or whatever device I'm working with) when you pry it from my cold, dead, fingers.
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