Programming partnership wanted
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
What a depressing thread. Think I'll go home and curl up with some
cookie doe, watch Hackers, and cry myself to sleep. :(
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