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Wednesday, February 25, 2004
7:59 AM
Wal-Mart-ing of Software: A CEO's Viewpoint
Jim Fawcette (of Fawcette Technical Publications) offers this story about how executives see programmer's jobs.

Here's the line that made my jaw drop. Jim was talking to some executives: "Programming is a commodity, grunt work," said the board member. "Software isn't different from the textile industry," the CEO said.

WHAT? I mean, ... WHAT?!?!

Wow. So much for my idea that being in charge of a company meant that you had to have a pretty good idea of what was going on in the world, let alone your industry.
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Friday, February 06, 2004
5:13 PM
Fresno Collaborative Regional Initiative
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5:12 PM
The New Valley Times -- Vision for Fresno in 2015
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