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If you want to make an Apples to apples comparison (pun intended) when talking about jobs
Was the "jobs" pun intended as well?
Double pun, if we add in the pornography industry.
Life: Fight, Eat, Fuck, Sleep
It doesn't get any simpler...
Not necessarily in that order. Also, I have married friends that have replaced sleep with offspring, and fucking with more fighting. Apparently there is wiggle room.
Our programmers have recently been porting our business apps for 8" Android tablets for our engineers to use in the field. They're far cheaper to replace than a laptop, they can be locked down by IT, and they give us a nice target to hit development-wise. I've always bristled when people claim that tablets are just toys, they can be quite useful for those with a little imagination.
with only 5% of the world's population, the U.S. can only expect about 5% of great programmers to be born here
The vast majority of excellent programmers were born before electricity was harnessed. What a waste!