RE: RE: TW Wages vs. numbers of TWs; WAS: Fantastic reference tool

Subject: RE: RE: TW Wages vs. numbers of TWs; WAS: Fantastic reference tool
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 18 May 2010 16:39:11 +0000

Yes, from a "could be worse, could be raining" POV, the last 10 years have been less dismal for tech writers than they have been for some other techies and we can generally be relieved that they weren't worse. But hoisting a toast to their continuation is something else, at least for most of the writers I know.

Gene Kim-Eng


------- Original Message -------
On 5/18/2010 3:43 PM Dan Goldstein wrote:
The relevant components of the inflation rate depend on who you are
(fixed mortgage rates vs. housing costs, driving time to work vs. fuel
costs, etc.). I suppose that increases in food costs are relevant to us
all!...

But given that the graph shows the tech boom crash as a steep drop, from
which the numbers have more than recovered -- yeah, I'll take that.

Wanna know who really suffered in the crash? Type in "computer
programmer" instead. You'll see less impressive gains in wages, and
terrible, uncorrected losses in sheer numbers. Compared with the
programmers, we got off easy.
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