[lit-ideas] Re: 36 professions to disappear

  • From: John McCreery <mccreery@xxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2004 13:23:19 +0900

On Mar 9, 2004, at 4:22 PM, Andreas Ramos wrote:

> According to UC Berkeley research, 36 professions are at risk of being
> offshored. For the list (and a link to the research paper), see
> www.biztech-offshoring.com .

Don't know if anyone else here has read Neil Stephenson's _Snow Crash_, 
a science fiction novel that posits a future in which the USA, largely 
a conglomerate of gated communities, excels in only three fields, 
music, microcode, and fast-delivery pizza. Looks like the microcode may 
have been a miscall.

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