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Comment: Re:What Paul Graham doesn't get... (Score 1) 518

by jsepeta (#48679751) Attached to: Paul Graham: Let the Other 95% of Great Programmers In

Also, great programmers may not want to work for someone else. They may choose to work for themselves and make wealth on their talents, rather than slinging code for Microsoft, Symantec, etc. -- especially if the wages paid to H1B's is substantially less than US wages for similar workers.

Comment: lazy cops (Score 2) 440

by jsepeta (#48609839) Attached to: Federal Court Nixes Weeks of Warrantless Video Surveillance

It is very rare that judges do not approve requests for warrants from police departments. The fact that they did what they did without going through the proper channels proves that they're lazy.This guy Vargas is a drug-dealing asshole, and he should hang. Police laziness means he gets to walk. That's not a Christmas gift - that's a lump of coal.

Comment: Tesla should come to Indiana (Score 1) 137

by jsepeta (#48547897) Attached to: Tesla Wants Texas Auto Sales Regulations Loosened

While I'm sure Tesla would face the same kind of stupid auto dealer protectionism in any state where they do business, I wish they'd come to Indiana, which has a great deal of experience building RV's.If they took hold of a midwestern state, it would have a greater positive impact on the region than down in Texas.

Comment: Re:There is a relocation shortage (Score 1) 454

by jsepeta (#48458985) Attached to: Researchers Say the Tech Worker Shortage Doesn't Really Exist

It's not just tech companies who need tech workers. Many companies outside of tech need tech workers. And those companies can be located anywhere.

The problem is the cost of living is so high in tech areas like the SF Bay that intelligent workers REQUIRE higher pay. Then in backwards states like Indiana, where tech workers are not respected in the least, pay is worse than factory workers and the governor prefers to outsource the state's unemployment database work to India, claiming there's no money for job training in the state budget.

"It's when they say 2 + 2 = 5 that I begin to argue." -- Eric Pepke