It worked in IT for a long time, and I’ve been out of it a good few years, enjoying the fruits of my labour and growing old disgracefully (other 70 year olds were pootling around on mobility scooters here in Mallorca today, I was roaring around on a quad bike,) but I have kept in touch and watched the industry from a writer and blogger’s perspective. And while I find most people in the industry here in Britain are quite normal people — it always had more than its fair share of weirdos and I could tell stories about them — my opinion of the silicon valley crowd is that they suffer from a lack of diversity.
Oh sure, there are different skin colours, different religions, different sexual preferences, but they all share the same liberal mindset and subscribe to the same ideas. It is that, I think, which has led them to believe they are masters of the universe.

Opted for comfortable retirement before I was fifty due to health problems and burn out. Now spend my time writing and goofing around. Home: northern England..

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