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Submission + - Ask Slashdot: Will Older Programmers Always Have A Hard Time Getting A Job?

Theseuss writes: Given the strong youth culture associated with the modern day Silicon Valley startup scene, many times it falls to the 40 year-old programmer to prove that he can still use the newest up-and-coming technology. Yet the rate at which the tech sector is growing suggests that in 20 years there will be a an order of magnitude more "old-hat" programmers in the industry. As such, do you think the cultural bias towards young programmers will change in the near future?

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Retireupstate writes: In every human beings’ life there comes a time when they have to bid good bye to their family duties and settle for a retired stress free life. Even after retirement, senior citizens remain in constant trouble about their future as they wish to have income for a better after retirement life.
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Submission + - Virtual Beat Maker - Make Your Own Killer Beat (blogspot.com)

shadowboy941 writes: Find some of the most popular virtual beat maker that is use by most producer today to produce studio quality tracks. These programs are 100% user friendly so anybody can use them even if you're an absolute beginner. you'll Get to use over 1,000 high quality samples in your own beats that was use in record hits by some of the most popular artist in the world, there is no need to spend a ton of money on expensive equipments, music theory or any other costly requirements once you've got these killer virtual beat machines.

Submission + - Startup Promises Edible Lab-Grown Meat From Celebrity Tissue Samples

Theseuss writes: Bitelabs, a new biotech startup, is capitalizing on recent advancements in artificial tissue cultivation to offer customers the ability to purchase curated lunchmeat grown in vitro from celebrity-donated tissue samples. From the Bitelabs website: 'Today, In-Vitro meat production is close to becoming a reality, offering highly controllable meat production without the animal cruelty, waste, and environmental impacts of industrial farming. But this process can offer so much more than replicas of beef and pork. ... We mix celebrity and animal meats, grown in house through a proprietary culturing process, into curated salami blends.' Although it's likely that Bitelabs is putting forth this idea as a satire, the rapid development of tissue engineering and stem cell research suggests that such a reality may not be far off.

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