MY JOB WENT TO INDIA
jonathan at carnageblender.com
Mon Feb 12 08:20:00 MST 2007
On Thu, 8 Feb 2007 13:51:25 -0700, "Bryan Sant" <bryan.sant at gmail.com>
> On 2/8/07, Grant Shipley <gshipley at gmail.com> wrote:
> > book is don't tie yourself to the most popular technology because that
> > is what always gets outsourced. In other words, don't be a programmer
> > who only knows Java.
> Using that logic, we should stop speaking English, and learn a new
> language too. I mean, those Indians are getting to be fluent in
> English. I say we differentiate ourselves by speaking Tagalog.
> Me being a Java fan boi aside, this logic is flawed. You may choose
> to use a non-Java technology for many valid reasons. Maybe you've
> found something technically superior. Maybe you just want to program
> in a language that's more "fun". There are many valid reasons to not
> use Java, however, economic opportunity ain't one of them.
Even for a position in language X though, I'd rather hire/work with
someone who's demonstrated the initiative to broaden his horizons by
learning something else as well. No matter what X is.
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