The Core Dump

A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures

[By Nic Lindh on Tuesday, 27 April 2004]

Offshoring bullseye painted on Phoenix

In more happy IT news, The Arizona Republic ran a scary article yesterday about how the tech industry in Phoenix is extremely vulnerable to offshoring. According to the article, the main reason is that most of Phoenix’s high-tech industry consists of back office work, mostly drawn here due to lower costs than California.

Well worth thinking about.

Music: “Bullet the Blue Sky” by Richard Cheese [Opens in iTunes]

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