How you mix is not as important as what you play. If you can get cleanly and simply from the current tune into the best possible tune to play next, that’s better than playing the wrong tune but mixing it in well.
- Phil Morse
Good advice on the discussion of whether to pursue a distinctive style of DJing or play it safe.
Indeed, it isn’t unheard of to find major technology companies complaining to Congress that they can’t find Americans capable of programming, all while defending themselves in age-discrimination lawsuits from older programmers with stellar résumés and degrees from top universities.
Some of this may suggest that education doesn’t have the same value it used to hold. Older workers with degrees that used to be valuable are saying companies want only young, unfettered bodies that will work long hours. It leaves you to wonder whether it’s the age and implied lower pay expectations, not the knowledge that makes fresh college graduates so desirable.
- Peter Wayner
A college graduate’s willingness to work seems to be a common perception. However, it’s important for that young, unfettered body to not work long hours to avoid burnout. This may be contrary to what companies want but I think it’s vital for both the graduate’s well-being and the company in the long run.