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Older workers cash in on high-tech job growth

Although technology start-ups are thought of as the stereotypical haunts of Gen Xers and fresh-out-of-college roustabouts, older workers are a rapidly growing force.

Carlene Gibbons is an unlikely dot-com worker: The 56-year-old career nurse has two grown children, a penchant for watercolor and a desire to retire in the next decade.