Bring up ageism and out comes it comes — it’s the one insult that’s considered socially acceptable. It’s like watching an old movie where women, blacks, Native Americans or Chinese were assumed inferior. Only it’s here and now, in 2010.
— Dave Winer, who’s probably subject to more ageism than he lets on because the tech industry is particularly bad about it. I’ll be shocked if I can get a fulfilling programming job at the relatively young age of 40.