50 over 50

That’s not quite what’s happening with this list of Must-Read IT Journalists I’m on (I, for one, am under 50), but it is 50 names, and more than a few of them are over 50, and still going strong. I just finished re-reading The Soul of a New Machine, and the question gets asked there, what do CPU designers do when they’re over 35? The unspoken answer for many is that they go into management or get displaced. For journalists, the answer traditionally has been, go into PR. Now, of course, we also get displaced. But it’s heartening to see a lot of older people on a Must-Read list.

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