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Old 01-26-2013, 06:17 PM   #113
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Originally Posted by wizwor View Post
I don't think it has been historically. I think it is something that arrived with the silicon valley startups. Generally, people show respect for their competition. Humility makes one more likable and vanquishing (or being vanquished by) a worthy opponent is more respectable.

The uber kids that are the face of the computing industry were CEOs before they had a chance to learn respect and manners. So, we got a lot of breath holding and name calling. Their success made this fashionable. Kind of a shame.
I was born in the 80's. When was this show of respect going on?
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