I have to admt I feel like a heel a bit arguing this subject with you.
I really feel we are at separate ends of the spectrum and we really
need to meet somewhere in the middle.
I understand what you are saying, in general, but the facts and
figures you write about happen to be living, breathing human beings.
And, at least in the IT industry, they are being used and abused
terribly all in the name of globalization. Sure, this practice may
help the bottom line but what price do you put on human beings?
I have included two recent articles about the subject. One, for sure,
is simply a beat writer for a newspaper and may not have any
credentials--I have no idea if he does or doesn't. The other is
biggie in the computer trade press (you can see his bio at
Since I use Google to access this newsgroup, I see the baove did not
come through as a link. Darn. I could publish it here if anybody
wants me to.
With the above in mind, here are the links to the two articles:
(Watch the word wrap!)
I am sorry if I seem bitter because, well, I am. I feel as though I
gave my livilihood away. Nay, I feel as though it was ripped away
from me by people who can not code nearly as well as I can.