I have seen every one of these scenarios, not only in publishing, but in manufacturing, insurance, oil & gas, and medical research. I went to work at age 65 for my final company, a publisher. It was a learning experience for all of us.

I changed their computer operations so I would not have 5-minute deadlines to find and fix program bugs. Nobody stopped working because of a bug. I had 20 or 30 minutes to fix it.

I also added a feature that allowed the reporter to include the term “statistically significant” in their stories.

This is the way I worked:

By the way, my best programmer trainees were women. They listened.

William “Bill” Myers, Analyzes all, Programmer, retired. If you learn anything new, find enjoyment, have a new thought, then I’m successful. Photo: 1st article

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