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    The boomers are retiring. The last generation that was not brought up with a mobile stuck to their heads, and with no idea about computers except that which an old-dog can grasp, is slowly releasing the reigns of power and leaving the show to the rest of us.

    What will this mean to IT contractors? A generation that understands computers will take-over instead of one that preferred quill pens and paper. Things can only get better? Right?

    Give me your thoughts.


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    Hopefully by the time the next generation come through I'll be long out of IT, preferably doing something that is remotely interesting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WKnight
    The boomers are retiring. The last generation that was not brought up with a mobile stuck to their heads, and with no idea about computers except that which an old-dog can grasp, is slowly releasing the reigns of power and leaving the show to the rest of us.

    What will this mean to IT contractors? A generation that understands computers will take-over instead of one that preferred quill pens and paper. Things can only get better? Right?

    Give me your thoughts.


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    Quote Originally Posted by WKnight
    The boomers are retiring. The last generation that was not brought up with a mobile stuck to their heads, and with no idea about computers except that which an old-dog can grasp, is slowly releasing the reigns of power and leaving the show to the rest of us.

    What will this mean to IT contractors? A generation that understands computers will take-over instead of one that preferred quill pens and paper. Things can only get better? Right?

    Give me your thoughts.


    William Knight
    It was the baby boomers who invented computers and mobile phones.

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    There'll always be thick, lazy, incompetent civil servants, so we'll always be in demand.

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    We didn't need plumbers when we shat out of our windows onto the street. Now - notwithstanding those who are good at DIY - we can't do without them. Plumbers that is. It's one of the biggest industries in the world.

    Same thing for electricity - we didn't need a sparks when we used candles for light and a fireplace for warmth.

    And telecomms - we didn't need BT engineers when we lit fecking great bonfires on top of hills.

    So where am I going with this? Fuck knows. Any ideas?

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    Quote Originally Posted by wendigo100
    We didn't need plumbers when we shat out of our windows onto the street. Now - notwithstanding those who are good at DIY - we can't do without them. Plumbers that is. It's one of the biggest industries in the world.

    Same thing for electricity - we didn't need a sparks when we used candles for light and a fireplace for warmth.

    And telecomms - we didn't need BT engineers when we lit fecking great bonfires on top of hills.

    So where am I going with this? Fuck knows. Any ideas?
    We don't need teleport engineers because it hasn't been invented yet.

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    Are you a baby boomer Walter ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by WKnight
    The last generation that was not brought up with a mobile stuck to their heads, and with no idea about computers except that which an old-dog can grasp, is slowly releasing the reigns of power and leaving the show to the rest of us.
    Reins.

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