Thursday, 26 February 2004

Jobs + India = communication + computing revolution
Its becoming more and more of an issue, as major UK and global companies move call centres and IT departments to India. Don't get me wrong, there are some talented, well-educated people out there well qualified to do their jobs. I'm not sure about the whole thing, as it's all based upon the parent companies saving pot loads of cash at the expense of thousands of jobs in areas of countries that may well be relying on the industry for a large proportion of the local employment. But globalisation creeps ever further into our lives, whether we want it or not. The internet, and digital technology is cutting away all boundaries for industry and communication. This Wired magazine article talks to some workers in India about their views on the subject.
The New Face of the Silicon Age -

No comments:

Post a Comment