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How often are the unfortunate stereotypes associated with older techies true? [closed]

How often are the unfortunate stereotypes associated with older techies true? When people get settled into a career--Do people lose their passion to learn new things? Do people get comfortable and ...
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Graduate expectations versus reality [closed]

When choosing what we want to study, and do with our careers and lives, we all have some expectations of what it is going to be like. Now that I've been in the industry for almost a decade, I've been ...
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What is needed for a self-taught developer to be able to move into senior-level and leadership positions?

I'm a self-taught developer that currently has more than enough experience to hold up against my colleagues waving their degrees. Still, I feel that I'm lacking some important skills to advance into ...