GM outsourced labor because they said they couldn’t make money paying American wages. Apparently GM couldn’t make money paying foreign wages either. What’s the common denominator here? Management wasn’t outsourced. The last couple of paragraphs tell the sad story indeed………..GEA Japanese company ( Toyota ) and an American company (GM) decided to have a canoe…… Continue reading GM Sucks
Month: December 2009
Why programmers are not paid in proportion to their productivity
The most productive programmers are orders of magnitude more productive than average programmers. But salaries usually fall within a fairly small range in any company. Even across the entire profession, salaries don’t vary that much. If some programmers are 10x more productive than others, why aren’t they paid 10x as much? Joel Spolsky gave a…… Continue reading Why programmers are not paid in proportion to their productivity
How Programming Language Fanboys See Each Other
Holiday Fun: How Programming Language Fanboys See Each Others’ Languages.
Microsoft Security Essentials. How secure is it?
Well, I’ve been using the Microsoft product ever since it was a private beta. I liked it, because it was smooth and light on my computer. Today is occurred to me. How secure is actually is. So I looked up for some tests and came across The “Firewall Leakage Tester” a small but really useful…… Continue reading Microsoft Security Essentials. How secure is it?
The Best and the Worst Tech of the Decade
With only a few weeks left until we close out the ‘naughts and move into the teens, it’s almost obligatory to take a look back at the best and not-so-best of the last decade. With that in mind, I polled the O’Reilly editors, authors, Friends, and a number of industry movers and shakers to gather…… Continue reading The Best and the Worst Tech of the Decade