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We Owe It to Our Kids to Get Over the H-1B Hang-Up

December 23, 2009 |
In my "Mamas, Please Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Tech Pros" post yesterday, I wrote about what a shame it is that many IT professionals have become so disenchanted with the profession that they're
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Mamas, Please Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Tech Pros

December 22, 2009 |
One of the saddest trends I've observed in recent years is the growing proclivity of IT professionals to discourage their children from pursuing a career in a computer-related field. Layoffs,
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Avoiding Another Generation of Lost Interoperability

December 21, 2009 |
If the National Broadband Plan being developed by the Federal Communications Commission isn't on your radar screen, you're hardly alone. But a lot is at stake in getting this thing right, and we need
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Disgruntled IT Workers: Not Racist, Just Angry and Fearful

December 15, 2009 |
A post in my blog last week, "Knee-Jerk Foreigner-Bashing Gives IT a Black Eye," generated the angriest outburst of reader commentary I've seen in a long time. If there was a common theme, it was
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A Missed Opportunity to Aid Broadband Adoption

December 14, 2009 |
Easily one of the most significant events of the past week in Washington took place on Thursday at the Newseum on Pennsylvania Ave. It was right up your alley, all about technology and innovation and
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Knee-Jerk Foreigner-Bashing Gives IT a Black Eye

December 11, 2009 |
When I raised the issue in an earlier post of unemployed IT workers being compelled to perform what I called "slave labor" as part of the job application process, I was fairly certain that readers
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Recession and Substance Abuse: Any Link for IT Pros?

December 09, 2009 |
Is the ongoing economic recession, characterized as it is by seemingly endless rounds of layoffs that have sapped the vibrancy of countless IT workplaces, creating an environment that's adding
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Secretive Yahoo Needs to Open up on Privacy

December 07, 2009 |
A document purported to be Yahoo Inc.'s Compliance Guide for Law Enforcement was released on Dec. 5 by Wikileaks, an online purveyor of leaked information. The 17-page guide outlines what is
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Setting Our Kids up for Tech Career Failure

December 04, 2009 |
The general awareness of the importance of encouraging young people, especially girls, to pursue careers in computer science and other technology-related fields has risen substantially in recent
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Google Blew It with First Lady Racist Image Apology

December 03, 2009 |
The uproar over a racist image created with the use of a photo of First Lady Michelle Obama and posted online is nothing if not understandable. Such images naturally spark outrage in anyone with any
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