[FoRK] Three most import attributes for a Bush appointment

Luis Villa luis.villa
Wed Oct 5 17:30:17 PDT 2005


On 10/5/05, Justin Mason <jm at jmason.org> wrote:
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> Luis Villa writes:
> > On 10/5/05, Jim Whitehead <ejw at soe.ucsc.edu> wrote:
> > > > By the time I finish my PhD, there will be no computer science
> > > > students left in the US for me to teach. Everyone knows all the
> > > > tech jobs are headed for places you earn $200/month. Between DARPA,
> > > > NIH, and NSF cutbacks, there will also be no money for non-military
> > > > research.
> > >
> > > Facts, please.
> > >
> > > Numbers I've seen indicate that outsourcing is mostly shifting jobs
> > > overseas that used to be outsourced to companies in the US. Which
> > > companies have you heard of shifting their *core competency* IT
> > > outside of the company?
> >
> > Novell, MIT, and Sun have all shifted core development work to India
> > and China. Those are just the projects/companies I've had direct
> > relationships with.
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> *MIT*?   What core development work do MIT do? upgrading Athena?

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