... Might this have something to do with the fact that age discrimination is ripe^W rife in the workplace
I'm guessing that's simply a function of limited technology, i.e., "today" that's just too much data to store. But in keeping with technologies amazing storage capacity growth, it's only a matter of time before the content is also recorded and archived. It's just too tempting not to.
You might start by dialing back the flowery and mostly unnecessary vocab. Eschew obfuscation!
Not sure how those questions would indicate, you didn't specify. I could see some thinking "recent" technology means "good", but my personal experience provides little evidence to correlate "new technology" with good. I could even make a case that it's a red flag. (I worked on a disastrous project where by fiat we had to develop with
Code reviews? Meh. Some think they're doing code review, they're not... or they're horrible at it.
I always ask what their turnover is, and why the position being filled was vacated. YMMV.