Is your job safe?
The Mercury News cites a Gartner report:
“Next year, 1 in 10 technology jobs at companies that specialize in information technology will have moved overseas”
Silicon Valley Biz Ink expands on the story:
Several of Silicon Valley’s largest employers are moving up the food chain and sending research and development work overseas as well.
A Merc editorial puts a brave face on the situation: Valley future lies where it always has: innovation.
Although, the editorial notes: “Nearly one in five jobs have vanished in the last three years”
Jim Clark sure is down on Silicon Valley these days.
As he says in this Business Week article: “It became an insane place. And now it’s an insanely depressing place.”
Gee, thanks for the vote of confidence there, Jim.
What would today’s celebrities look like in Renaissance portraits?
Scientist now say the the “Iceman” was murdered, and had the blood of at least 4 people on his clothes.
Coming soon to your local Cineplex: “First Blood: The Prequel”.
Starring Sylvester Stalone as “Otzi the Iceman”.
Silicon Valley is still stuck in the doldrums.
July unemployment rate
was 8.4 percent.
Who in their right mind would buy something from a spammer?
Lots of insecure men, according to Wired News. More than 6,000 people responded to spam advertizing pills that claim to enlarge a part of the male anatomy.
“There was a picture on the top of the page that said, ‘As Seen on TV,’ and I guess that made me think it was legit”
This is just too absurd to be possible. The Pentagon set up “an online futures trading market … in which anonymous speculators would bet on forecasting terrorist attacks, assassinations and coups.”
Fortunately, the Pentagon killed the plan after it was villified by a couple of senators.
Pentagon Abandons Plan for Futures Market on Terror
Are tech stocks still overvalued? Is the Silicon Valley still in the midst of a housing bubble? Is history repeating itself?
Introducing the world’s most elaborate home flight simulator: with 13 monitors!
Just a guess, but I’d say this guy is probably a bachelor.