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Whereas Java developers expect to get paid market wages so they can live in houses and buy cars, that sort of thing.
Java - I don't want to pay microsoft
Tonne or Metric ton 1000kg (2204.62lb)
so yes, it matters.
And in their triump die, like fire and powder
Which, as they kiss, consume
Boy meets the wrong girl, they die for love.
Boy, girl, dead.
I mean, sure it gets the job done, but man, might as well just pay someone in India to write and read it.
What is the caloric content of poop?
This question alone should be enough to shut down every single "conventional" conversation about diet and exercise.
Otherwise we are just talking about perfectly spherical cows.
I guess we need to rehash this?
To contrast, Radio Shack is a cellphone kiosk that once sold electronics.
This is about like wondering how Bank of America can stay in business if nobody uses safety deposit boxes anymore.
There is a joke we told at my telecommute job.
"It's so nice for the bank that we work from home, because now we are in the office 24 hours a day."
That is the same attitude we have about school. Every second I spend with my kids has at least an undertone of me trying to keep them excited, curious, and intellectual about the world.
It isn't that they never go to school, because they are home. It is that they never LEAVE school, because our family is a school, with very clear and persistent intellectual goals and pursuits.
This is hard. It is expensive. It is a privilege afforded to us by only needing a single income. Every day we challenge our kids intellectually and academically, there is no other school that we could send them to that could boast that.
What you have is a handful of companies (Facebook, Google) paying absofuckinglutely outrageous salaries and benefits.
If you think facebook and google pays outrageous salaries then either you are 20 years old, you have never interviewed there. They pay about 60% of the going market rate. The vast majority of people prefer to be paid in money, not nap pods and gourmet dinners during "optional" (expected) overtime.