are u going to b programming at an advanced age?
there are some occupations where age is what matters not what u know
i'd like to think I.T isnt so but i think that would be wishful thinking based on what i see.
u can find a 60 year old judge,lawyer,accountant,lecturer,
landlord ,business man.
but u can't find a 50 year old web designer-not in nigeria i mean.
at that age --- it would even be repulsive to contractors .
and i think same thing goes for programmers . so
what happens to those who would still love to programme at such ages.
like i read on the net- in other countries the age bias isnt so strong
i've read of successful programmers who still love to code 30 years after they've been programming professionally.
i read of a 60+ year old game designer on wikipedia. and they may b many more whose names havent made the limelight.
i read on yahoo of man who graduated from high school at the age of 91
i'v read of grand mother's i mean - age 70+ graduating from college
but i don't think in nigeria that 91 year old man would fulfill his ambition cuz - he'd be "too old or too big" to go sit down with " juniors in class " and so he'd prefer to die an illiterate!!!
Actually i think this society has a way of retiring one by trying to tell you how u should behave.