Notes from the Now

A Biscuit, A Cup of Tea, and then a Twelve Hour Shift #apple #NYT

In Technology on January 23, 2012 at 6:01 pm


The NYT piece “Apple, America and a Squeezed Middle Class” is worth reading, and then rereading.   The example of the iPhone glass screen and the resulting discussion about the supply chain, manufacturing processes, and jobs – both skilled and semi-skilled, is a wonderful foundation for the kinds of discussions that need to be taking place about what the high-tech sector can and can not do for the American job market, and for determining where the sweet spots for American technical education/training may be.


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