Programming partnership wanted

Eric Jensen eric at emstraffic.com
Tue Mar 29 17:44:55 MST 2005


Josh Coates wrote:

>>Why? Demand more! Don't settle! Accepting pay that is sub-standard
>>pulls the industry down.
>>    
>>
>
>the industry is already getting pulled down.  echazen, all - i'm sure you
>are familiar with rentacoder.com?  take a look and weep.  that's what the
>future of our industry is.
>
>the industry is trending towards thousands of quasi-educated, "self taught"
>college drop outs (or graduates of IT diploma-mills) that are coding in java
>and c# competing with coders from india and russia.  they are racing to the
>bottom and they don't know it.
>
>echazen is just trying to capitalize on this trend (nothing wrong with that,
>if that's your cup of tea..)
>
>the only thing you can do to counter this is get a formal, theory-based
>education and then specialize (broad and deep) in something you enjoy and
>are good at.  think ahead.
>
>just my $.02
>
>Josh Coates
>www.jcoates.org
>
>  
>
What a depressing thread.  Think I'll go home and curl up with some 
cookie doe, watch Hackers, and cry myself to sleep. :(

Eric Jensen



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