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The mapping of thoughts

Some things are unclear. One can think about them and draw no conclusions. For example, an interesting article published this week presents a look back at software developers’ jobs in the USA and abroad, along with other skilled workers’ employment, focusing on a now-rhetorical question: How might a national discussion about Free Trade in the Digital Age affect the US economy and the lives of workers?

map of developers

The article described the dilemma for USA developers and others two decades ago. (Hard to believe: this excerpt is from an article co-authored by Sen. Chuck Schumer and Paul Craig Roberts who served under Reagan.)

Two recent examples illustrate this concern. Over the next three years, a major New York securities firm plans to replace its team of 800 American software engineers, who each earns about $150,000 per year, with an equally competent team in India earning an average of only $20,000. Second, within five years the number of radiologists in this country is expected to decline significantly because M.R.I. data can be sent over the Internet to Asian radiologists capable of diagnosing the problem at a small fraction of the cost.

In an ideal world, Edward Snowden could come home.

Does every app have a back door?

Another reason to use Asp.net software and apps!

(But read the article to discover which apps are at risk.)

Looks like a darker shade of blue.

NOTE: I have not seen any blue screens for a LONG time. Microsoft is doing a great job!

WP blog censored

Reference: Prepare for the Great Decoupling – Deplatforming moves downstream to WordPress.com and Mailchimp

(Featured blue-gray screen was blog with info on church cover up of child sex abuse and other claims. When I came upon it last year, I took a screenshot because it startled me. In the view of the source, one could see the content of the site.)

Compliance, YouTube and other routes to FAST growth

Inc 5000 for 2020

The Inc. 5000 list for businesses with the fastest 3-year growth for 2020 has been published. Inc. named OneTrust as numero uno. OneTrust helps its customers build integrated programs to comply with the CCPA, GDPR, LGPD, PDPA, ISO27001, and other privacy and security laws around the world. Its trademark is “Be a More Trusted Organization”. OneTrust’s 3-year growth rate is: 48,337%.

Number 2 is CreateMusicGroup. Operates an independent American music distribution and publishing company. 3-year growth rate: 46,800%.

Number 3 is Lovell Government Services. 3-year growth rate: 40,899%. Partners with manufacturers to bring their valuable products and services into the federal and commercial marketplaces.

Read more on the Inc.com website. But you won't think much of the Kentucky winners’ growth rates.

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