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+ - Ask Slashdot: Are Us Older Experts Being Retired Too Early? 2

Submitted by caferace
caferace (442) writes "I've been around the block. /. user #442 ... Long time worker in the tech industry (nearly 30 years), absolutely kickass SQA and Hardware person, networking, you name it. But. I'm 50+ now and finding new regular or contract work is a PITA. And it shouldn't be. I have skills and aptitude to absorb and adapt to any new situations and languages way beyond what any of my college age brethren might have. But. I send out a perfectly good resume, use the more obvious resources, and still few bites for someone requiring to work remotely. Am I just whining, or is this common? Are we being put out to pasture far too early?"

+ - Electric Motorcycle sets new record at Bonneville ->

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caferace
caferace writes "Despite an underwhelming start at the classic IOMTT races this year, electric sportbikes are looking to have some promise. "Mission Motors, a San Francisco based company redefining the world of performance motorcycles, announced today that its zero-emissions Mission One electric superbike has claimed the national AMA top speed record for an electric motorcycle, achieving a record 150.059 mph two-pass average run sustained for one mile at Bonneville Speedway on September 1st, 2009. Lead up to runs for the record saw one-way speeds across the mile stretch at 161mph.""
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+ - Whoa. I'm Person of the Year?

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caferace
caferace writes "In an apparent lack of any self-respecting journalistic continuity, TIME (read, parent/child of AOL/Tim Warner) has collapsed into itself and decided that we all rock. Me, and especially You . If this was the front page in 1995, perhaps I'd agree. But not now. They're too late. What do you think?"

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