Avoiding Oblivion in Your Tech Career

Posted by tuxchick on Nov 6, 2005 8:28 AM EDT
O'Reilly Network; By Mike Havey
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Where are you headed in your technology career? If Shakespeare is correct in his renowned soliloquy on the seven phases of life in As You Like It, you stand to lose your sense of taste, your eyesight, and your teeth. Life moves quickly for the technologist: one day, you're a reticent rookie whose broken code generates core dumps; the next, you are the center of attention and the slickest talker in the design review session. But ultimately, you fade into old age and fall apart like some antiquated IT system: a curious relic with no value and in need of maintenance.

[Ed.- Don't let the lead scare you- the author tells how to avoid becoming old, toothless, and unwanted. At least in your career.]

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