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Ctrl-Alt-Delete: The Planned Obsolescence of Old Coders

Old coders never die, they just become middle managers.

EEach year, 600 coders gather to talk shop at a conference in New York called PyGotham. The organizers know how male and white the tech industry is, so they make a special effort to recruit a diverse speaker lineup. They promote the event on mailing lists for women and people of…