The challenge of being in tech when you’re over 40 is the challenge of constantly setting aside your expectations of how things should work, repeatedly questioning your assumptions, and constantly re-evaluating your positions. It’s the challenge of being a lifelong learner; cultivating the humility of the beginner, the passion of the practitioner, and the joy of the master. It is the challenge of not being so quick to apply old analysis, rely on outdated experience, or expect what worked before to work again.
The classic documentary is online in its entirety, including some footage from a gig I was at: Sonic Youth supported by Nirvana at Sir Henry’s in Cork. Ah, nostalgia!
The Web Magazine for Young Designers and Developers. Very nicely done, and all in HTML5 too.
Nostalgia and sexual awakening plotted on a Google Map is a voyeuristic thing.
Danah Boyd's essay is required reading for anyone with even a passing interest in social networks.