[plt-scheme] Re: Programming for non-programmers

From: Neil W. Van Dyke (neil at neilvandyke.org)
Date: Thu Oct 14 12:29:51 EDT 2004

karczma <karczma at info.unicaen.fr> writes at 17:33 14-Oct-2004 +0200:
> I knew some young "average programmers". Some of them do everything
> in order - not JUST to become more productive - but to become moere
> USEFUL, to delay the hour when they will be fired... 

In the US, I'd add that average (and above-average) developers
should be worrying about the prospect of their jobs being sent overseas.

It's really unfortunate, but the skillsets of most developers in the US
are essentially skillsets, and I think they'll increasingly find that
they're not sufficiently competitive in a global IT workforce.

Perhaps the US can out-educate inexpensive overseas labor, enough to
catch up cost-effectiveness-wise.  (An HtDP in every high school!)

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