[nycbug-talk] MSNBC on the decline of technology jobs
mickey at lucifier.net
Mon Jun 20 15:10:40 EDT 2005
Making, drinking tea and reading an opus magnum from George R.:
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> Michael Shalayeff wrote:
> > Making, drinking tea and reading an opus magnum from George R.:
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> >>Interesting read. . .
> >>I myself have been through the glares of the pre-dot com age from upper
> >>management ("ew, one of *those* weirdos"), through the 'glories' of the
> >>late 1990's, to the mixed picture of today, which I think is overall
> >>better a better picture for technology people than many in the press are
> > yeah but then they talk about java and c++...
> > is that really the way of the future?
> maybe not the future, but there's certainly more advertised jobs out
> there for c++ and java versus for C. . . unless you consider volunteer
> efforts. ;-'
i have an impression that poor quality is exactly the problem.
people come to new jobs they see all the horrible code and they
can only tolerate that for say a year then they leave and that
keeps a lot of jobs open all the time and creates the impression
of market dominance...
> >>Do others think there is longeivity in technology? Is anyone taking on
> >>of those $99 bartender training courses to prepare for the worst?
> >>(although certainly automation and outsourcing have put bartenders in
> >>their sights. . .)
> > did you mention bartender courses just because his name is mo ? (:
> that's what i meant by outsourcing bartender jobs. . . all seem to be
> going to mo. . . and i'm not on his good side this month.
but outsourcing bartender jobs is good then -- only have to make your
way to the bar and there -- have a beer (:
paranoic mickey (my employers have changed but, the name has remained)
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