Culture clash in Silicon Valley? Young vs. Old?

While this article by a young computer science major feels naively ageist (assumes that older engineers are ‘intimidated’ by newer code), he also makes some interesting points about culture clashes between generations.

He says, “If you are 50, no matter how good your coding skills, you probably do not want to be called a “ninja” and go on bar crawls every weekend with your colleagues, which is exactly what many of my friends do.”

Of course, there are some of us who do indeed know 50 year olds that like both the Ninja title and a good dose of booze, but never mind…