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Comment Why should corporations only collective bargain? (Score 1) 87

They set wage levels and even collude to drive down wages[*]. When they set pay levels for a company they are collective bargaining, for management and the stock holders, as much as a union does. Why shouldn't human beings be allowed to do so as well? Or are they not people too?

[*] see the Apple, Google, HP wage collusion case.

Comment Re:We love functional languages except using them. (Score 1) 189

The future maintenance programmer will be most likely better educated

{snark} They can learn it all while riding in their flying car {/snark}

I see no evidence of an increase in such education over time. Statistically, programming is a dead-end career such that investing in high-end techniques may not pay off.

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