Comments on: nextgen netroots technology http://www.lessig.org/2008/06/nextgen-netroots-technology/ Blog, news, books Tue, 10 Oct 2017 06:01:00 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.2 By: Greg Nichols http://www.lessig.org/2008/06/nextgen-netroots-technology/#comment-12749 Mon, 16 Jun 2008 22:01:40 +0000 http://lessig.org/blog/2008/06/nextgen_netroots_technology.html#comment-12749 Who’d have though Lessig would be perpetuating the stereotype that only kids understand the Internet?

Maybe what ever “kid” cuts his teeth on Change Congress will know something by 2012.

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By: Joe Buck http://www.lessig.org/2008/06/nextgen-netroots-technology/#comment-12748 Mon, 16 Jun 2008 01:34:01 +0000 http://lessig.org/blog/2008/06/nextgen_netroots_technology.html#comment-12748 Expressing a preference for a younger person over an older person in a hiring decision might constitute age discrimination. Sure, if you get a “kid”, he/she is likely to work for less and put in longer hours, because of a lack of other good opportunities. How convenient for you.

Speaking as someone who still makes a living doing software development well past the age of 40, I often encounter attitudes like this.

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