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Discussion on: Do you think ageism in tech is improving?

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Sorin Costea

The question was "is it still a rampant issue?". Not about "is it still a bad issue?". Yes it is still rampant because hiring practices haven't changed into better. I'm saying hiring practices, not hiring theories. Nobody will recognize being racist or sexist either, right? They will write beautiful and empowering blog articles about their hiring practices, and in the interview they'll kick the 50+ out as soon as they miss a beat. Of course there are exceptions like everywhere, but in general yes it's rampant.