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Box's 65-Year-Old Android Engineer Gives Your Startup Some Unsentimental Advice


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David Maynard is a 65-year-old Android engineering manager at Box who still codes every day. ”It's not always easy," he says. "Sometimes I have to leave a company when I get promoted to the stage when I can't code anymore.”

I loved this article until this part:

As enthusiastic about software as he ever was, Maynard is currently learning HTML5 at home, since he doesn't use it at work.

What kind of heartless manager at Box would make him work on Android instead of HTML5 if that's what he's passionate about??

I wonder if there are other 65-year-old engineers in Silicon Valley.

Still seems like an anomaly.

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