RE: Youth vs. Creativity (was transition from contract to full-ti me)

Subject: RE: Youth vs. Creativity (was transition from contract to full-ti me)
From: "Gilger.John" <JGilger -at- acresgaming -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2001 08:19:58 -0800

Michele Davis wrote:
Since we're young though, we're also creative, and can come up with many
different ways to make money, just in case the whole technology market goes
down the

Susan Shields vented thusly:
Gosh, does youth=creativity? Another thing I didn't know. Even old folks can
come up with ways to make a living in an unstable market, though...although
experience may be as important as creativity in that endeavor.

and Maartha Rogers added:

Yep, Susan. Experience counts for a lot. If not, many of us could be in
big trouble if the "whole technology market" imploded: too old to figure out
other ways of earning our keep and too young for Social Security.

to which, I add:

I guess if "the whole technology market" goes in the sewer, I can always go
back to working as a plumber/pipefitter. ;)

You don't have to be creative or young to snake a drain or fix a leaky pipe,
but experience helps.

John Gilger
Senior Technical Writer
Acres Gaming, Inc.

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