Senior Citizens are included in the diverse age parameters of Perimeter Mall!

The diverse outer parameter of the mall consisted of many senior citizens, elderly people over the age of 65. I did not observe many driving. However, many of the seniors were walking in and out of the building, while also loitering as captured in the above picture. Out of the data collected, I found that one out of every three people were senior...

Annotated Bib #8: “Old People are just slower”: how ageism has taken over the tech world”

Jana Krige. “‘Old People Are Just Slower’:how Ageism Has Taken over the Tech Industry.” Memeburn. N.p., 9 Dec. 2015. Web. Jana Krige, a copywriter for company called Lima Bean, that specializes in digital strategy, content marketing, web design, and web development and branding. She constructed this article based on a claim that states “rampant ageism has become the norm in digital and computing companies across the globe” (pp.1). To support this claim the author offers a link to Ted Rall’s Silicon Valley ageism report. The article does not offer information worth crediting, because it does not state where the information was lured from. She then makes a claim on how ageism is a form of discrimination, according to the Employment Equity Act and how this has happened around the time in which factories are short of skill. This is seen as terrible consequence for the national economy. The author offers another link to source that is credible. It offers stats on the shortage of skilled workers and how it affects the economy. The author then talks about the assumptions that are made about older people and technology. The author then says that these are only excuses for discrimination and just like any other form of prejudice in the workplace, this gets overlooked and covered up. This source is somewhat credible to the research, because of where the writer works. Her place of work makes her writing seem as if she knows what she’s talking about. This article was published only a year, which makes the information worth noting because it’s up-to-date. The author not giving a number of credible...
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