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Ask yourselves why there is a divergence between the blue line to the right and the grey and red lines that our government says unemployment is at. Could it be because our government no longer counts those that are unemployed for any length of time?

Merry Christmas

I don’t normally do this even though I might think it.

I just wanted to propose a toast.

To my two sons freezing to death in Maine, one with my love of beer, and the other that appears to have my love of cars.

To my cousin Dirk in Germany (I guess we’re cousins)

To my navy buddies and software buddies that I’ve worked with around the world and lost touch with over the years.

And to the friends I have made over the years.

And especially to our veterans that are working the same hours I did in worse conditions.

I spent my life chasing the best paying jobs that America had to offer, and I caught that ????? and rode it for all I was worth and made it to the top, only to see our employers send our jobs offshore and import visa holders to displace us.

It cost me a lot.
Everything as a matter of fact.

Would I do anything different?

Probably not…

Would I have enjoyed your friendship and drank those drinks with you?

You can bet your ??? on it.

Merry Christmas and to those that don’t like it, go ???? yourself

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Sony Hack: The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea?

So inspiring.

All these brave people, stepping up to denounce the cowardice.

I have to wonder:

How much do these brave multinational people know about North Korea or geography?

If they’d been told the Sony cyberattack came from China —

(or, for that matter, from Israel, or Russia, or Japan)

— would they be nearly so brave?

(And who would have told them?)

Cherchez la Chine — and follow your nose.

Link:

“President Obama, Wall Street Financiers, Corporate CEOs And Members Of Congress Meet Together To Plan Strategy To Sell And Pass Free-Trade Agreements”

www.manufacturingnews.com/news/2014/President-And-CEOs-Meet%20To-Pass-TPA-And-TPP-1217141.html

  • Obama gave up on representing the interests of American workers early on, Scott argues, when University of Chicago economist and 2008 Obama campaign advisor Austan Goolsbee was “secretly” telling the Canadian embassy that Obama’s statement about renegotiating NAFTA was meant to dupe working-class voters in the Midwestern states to vote for him.

The word “game” appears several times in this article —

— a reminder for which we voters and consumers can be grateful.

 
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Learn all the technology you can and be unemployable from 2003 till 2015…

I’ve been thinking a lot about how I got into this situation lately.

After all, I will turn 57 in a few days and all I have to look forward to is jail and poverty.

If I had done it to myself, you would never hear a peep from me.

But, I didn’t do it to myself.

The U.S.-based CEO of one of the world’s largest hedge funds told me that his firm’s investment committee often discusses the question of who wins and who loses in today’s economy. In a recent internal debate, he said, one of his senior colleagues had argued that the hollowing-out of the American middle class didn’t really matter. “His point was that if the transformation of the world economy lifts four people in China and India out of poverty and into the middle class, and meanwhile means one American drops out of the middle class, that’s not such a bad trade,” the CEO recalled.

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2011/01/the-rise-of-the-new-global-elite/308343/?single_page=true

To make it short, I can’t buy a interview let alone a job that will allow me to put a roof over my head, provide for my little dogs, and pay off that dead horse of about $130,000 to child support, IRS, and Student Loans.

And I’ve been in this situation since 2003 when I had recently turned 45.

Now tell me this.

I learned everything I could about technology, both hardware and software, that I could.

And I have worked in that field all of my life, which is supposed to be the hottest field and accounts for the top 13% best paying jobs in America.

Yet I am unemployable.

So I fight.

For my future

For your future

For your children’s future.

And mine.

Because by the time you wake up and pull your head out of the sands of denial, it will be too late for you and you will be repeating the actions in this video.



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President Obama, You are NOT fighting for the American People

Received this email just now:

Friend —

A lot has changed in the six years I’ve been president.

As I look ahead at my final two years in office, I want you to know two things:

1.) I’m so proud of the progress we’ve made together so far. Thank you. Because of folks like you, we’ve been able to accomplish incredible things — change that is making people’s lives better today. That’s the reason we do this work.

2.) I’m not done. I won’t stop fighting for the American people until the day I leave this office. That’s a promise.

No matter how much partisan gridlock gets in the way or how powerful some special interests seem, I know we can keep making real, lasting change.

I can’t do it alone. That’s as true today as it was at the start.

So, I hope you’re ready to go — say you’ll keep fighting alongside OFA any way you can in 2015:

http://my.barackobama.com/Recommit-for-2015

Thank you,

Barack Obama

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Problem is, as the governments own data will show you, He is actually fighting for the foreign temporary worker so that Americans in America will be displaced.

The following charts come from Table A-7 of the Department of Labor’s data.

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The following chart comes from the data files the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission maintains.

So tell me again President Obama.

How are you fighting for the American People?

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Farm and Agricultural workers should join the STEM workers Union

President Obama recently said on TV that Americans will not take farm worker jobs, or something to that effect.

And today they released a report showing what the minimum wage should be for these temporary workers brought in to displace American Farm and Agricultural Workers in America.

farm_stem

http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2014-12-19/pdf/2014-29746.pdf

You can view that report by clicking on the link above.

Many workers here in Texas are working for less than that $10.35 per hour rate.

Why do we assume that they do not want to be paid that much and will not take those jobs?

 

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Would you join a union of American STEM Workers to Keep Americans Employed in America?

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As you can see, in May of 2013 we had 16,944,480 STEM jobs in America.

2,107,070 of them are Software jobs in America.

If a person were to study the LCA Applications for temporary workers to be brought in under a H-1B visa, you quickly realize that 65% of them are for these software jobs in America.

During the years from 2001 to 2013 we issued anywhere between a low of 339,243 to a high of 494,565 of these H-1B visas.

The H-1B visa currently is capped at 65,000 for the regular visa and an additional 20,000 for advanced educated visa holders.

The difference between the visas issued and the 85,000 visa cap is the amount of visa renewals each year.

This means that we had a low of 220,508 to a high of 321,467 renewals for Software Jobs alone if we multiply the visas issued by 65%

Keep in mind that there were only 2,107,070 of these Software Jobs in America AND these renewals are for periods of three years which could easily account for a million jobs or more.

As you can see, Americans are slowly getting forced out of the software portion of the STEM industry.

And the one’s I have heard from are saying something along these lines:

Most people, even family, just don’t get it.  This is not like unemployment in the past.  In my early 20s, I tried every sort of job for around 4 years or so.  I could always get another job – maybe not a great one – but I was never out of work for any long stretches.  That’s what’s different now – you can’t get another job and get back control of your own life no matter what you do.  Some employed people may be sympathetic to a degree, but they really don’t see it (and maybe don’t want to see it) for what it really is – the end of working and making a decent living, and the end of financial independence.  And you’re NOT going to get a job at Mac Donald’s or Target or the local supermarket because the Latinos etc already have it.  You’re NOT going to join the young baristas at Starbuck’s or the waiters and waitresses at Chili’s because all the college kids and recent graduates who can’t get good jobs anywhere else are already working there.  The low-end, low-pay jobs are all taken and the professional jobs are being given to cheaper foreign workers.

Is high tech’s current treatment of American STEM professionals just a pilot project for some future nation-wide screwing of nearly all American professional men and women?  I don’t know, but should anyone really be surprised if it is?  There’s only way that most people will wake up – when it happens to them when they lose their jobs and their incomes and lifestyles.  Then they’ll be shocked and outraged and demand that something be done.  But as long as it’s just 20-25 million of their fellow Americans including hundreds of thousands of displaced STEM professionals, who cares?  What’s that old saying?  When they came for all the others, I didn’t care because I didn’t know any of them, but by the time they came for me – there was nobody left to care.

Many of you will be in denial and say this is not happening.

Those of us that have been through it know for a fact that it is happening.

Many of you may be immigrants, or the sons and daughters of immigrants.

I too am of German descent.

I will always believe we need to be a country where people can immigrate to America and become and American if that is what they want to do.

Just like your family or my family did.

And I will always believe that they should be able to apply for any job that their skills allow them to strive for just as I believe Americans should be allowed to do the same.

BUT.

Bringing in temporary workers to displace Americans in America where Americans are being forced to train their replacements is not immigration.

It simply is the very same tactics that were used by corporations to break union picket lines by using scabs.

Which leaves us in a position where we can be silent and slowly but surely be forced out of our high paying jobs by temporary workers brought in for less money and find that there are no similar or better paying jobs to be had.

Or we can band together and begin to educate our fellow citizens via radio and tv ads so that their children, and our children will still have the opportunity to strive for the moon if that is their goal.

My thoughts on how to do this are simple, and I’m willing to step aside and join myself if anybody has a better plan:

  1. Annual dues of $20.00
  2. The money will be used to air radio and tv ads and to provide subsistence level work for our unemployed STEM workers until we can find them work again.

By that, I mean that we would hire them at $600 per week and use their skills to do the research and development that is necessary to build our knowledge base and educate  our fellow citizens and to contact our employers, both large and small to help educate them as to what is happening and why it is bad for the future of America, and most importantly, work with these employers to get our members back to work so that they can provide for their families.

I am but one man.

My resources are limited, and I can’t get this message in front of 16 million STEM workers, but all of us working together can do exactly that.

It really is that simple.

Are you wondering if you are considered a STEM worker?

http://www.bls.gov/oes/2013/may/stem_groups.htm

You might be surprised that you are, and you can verify it by clicking on the link above.

United We Stand

Divided We Fall

I want to get back to work and stay at work as an American in America.

Do you?

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Some Good, Uncorrupted Reasons To Share The Attached File With As Many People As Possible

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  • “2014 sampler, We Avoid Risk By Sacrificing Children, #899 to #1245, 2.7 MB zipped PDF.zip”

Thank you.

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“I’ve spent years writing and speaking on the US-China relationship and nobody understands the consequences our nation faces as well as Bob Hall.  Informative, entertaining, accurate, and frankly terrifying, he’s been a lonely voice of political and economic truth.”

 

— Dr. Greg Autry, co-author/producer, Death by China

 

“I read Bob Hall’s pieces daily and love them for their clarity and wisdom.”

— Pat Choate, author and economist

“Few commentators have been more pessimistic in recent years about the course of the American economy than Bob Hall—and few have been closer to the truth.”

 

— Eamonn Fingleton, author of In Praise of Hard Industries: Why Manufacturing, Not the Information Economy, Is the Key to Future Prosperity
“Bob Hall writes accurately, honestly, and directly about things that really matter.  He calls a spade a spade and in our time and in our situation this is badly needed.”

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“Bob Hall has a unique gift for cutting through the fog of media and political spin to reveal the root causes of some of the gravest threats to our economy and society.  His honesty and keen insights are a breath of fresh air in a politically charged atmosphere where deceit, manipulation, special interests and treachery increasingly dominate the conversation.  Ignore his warnings at your own risk.”

 

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“The United States of America needs a lot more truth tellers like Robert Hall.”

— Richard McCormack, editor, Manufacturing & Technology News

“Bob Hall is an American patriot with a broad vision that sees what the experts overlook.  He challenges the conventional wisdom and exposes its false assumptions with deep insights and wisdom.”

 

— Clyde Prestowitz, writer on global affairs and president of the Economic Strategy Institute

 

“Bob Hall’s compendium provides an invaluable service; he cuts thru cacophony of the mainstream media.  I look forward to his emails; he pulls no punches, and while I don’t agree with everything (who could?), he keeps me on my toes and thinking.”

 

— Chuck Spinney, author of Defense Facts of Life: The Plans/Reality Mismatch and editor of The Blaster: Comments on Politics, Foreign Policy, and Defense

 

“Bob Hall’s contribution is one of the first posts I read in the morning.  It helps me to navigate my way through the news of the day, bearing down on what’s real and vital, discarding the banal and misleading.  It’s an indispensable resource in a world awash in trivia disguised as information.”

— Jeffrey St. Clair, editor, CounterPunch

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A “Heads Up” To Entertain The Censors

I’ll be sending you an e-mail — from DollarToTheGiant.alternate.1@Gmail.com — with a 2.7 MB .zip file attached.

Please share this 2014 sampler of We Avoid Risk By Sacrificing Children with as many people as you can.

Some recent comments:

  • “Everyone needs this for Christmas.  Download and forward to ten friends.”
  • “The kind of thinking we need if we are to have a future.”
  • “Ranks among the most important writings in our nation’s history.”

Thank you.

Next, I’ll try smoke signals.

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“I’ve spent years writing and speaking on the US-China relationship and nobody understands the consequences our nation faces as well as Bob Hall.  Informative, entertaining, accurate, and frankly terrifying, he’s been a lonely voice of political and economic truth.”

 

— Dr. Greg Autry, co-author/producer, Death by China

 

“I read Bob Hall’s pieces daily and love them for their clarity and wisdom.”

— Pat Choate, author and economist

“Few commentators have been more pessimistic in recent years about the course of the American economy than Bob Hall—and few have been closer to the truth.”

 

— Eamonn Fingleton, author of In Praise of Hard Industries: Why Manufacturing, Not the Information Economy, Is the Key to Future Prosperity
“Bob Hall writes accurately, honestly, and directly about things that really matter.  He calls a spade a spade and in our time and in our situation this is badly needed.”

— Ralph Gomory, research professor, New York University

“Bob Hall has a unique gift for cutting through the fog of media and political spin to reveal the root causes of some of the gravest threats to our economy and society.  His honesty and keen insights are a breath of fresh air in a politically charged atmosphere where deceit, manipulation, special interests and treachery increasingly dominate the conversation.  Ignore his warnings at your own risk.”

 

— Zachary Hubbard, United States Army (Ret), former department head of the Information Warfare Division, Joint Forces Staff College, National Defense University

 

“The United States of America needs a lot more truth tellers like Robert Hall.”

— Richard McCormack, editor, Manufacturing & Technology News

“Bob Hall is an American patriot with a broad vision that sees what the experts overlook.  He challenges the conventional wisdom and exposes its false assumptions with deep insights and wisdom.”

 

— Clyde Prestowitz, writer on global affairs and president of the Economic Strategy Institute

 

“Bob Hall’s compendium provides an invaluable service; he cuts thru cacophony of the mainstream media.  I look forward to his emails; he pulls no punches, and while I don’t agree with everything (who could?), he keeps me on my toes and thinking.”

 

— Chuck Spinney, author of Defense Facts of Life: The Plans/Reality Mismatch and editor of The Blaster: Comments on Politics, Foreign Policy, and Defense

 

“Bob Hall’s contribution is one of the first posts I read in the morning.  It helps me to navigate my way through the news of the day, bearing down on what’s real and vital, discarding the banal and misleading.  It’s an indispensable resource in a world awash in trivia disguised as information.”

— Jeffrey St. Clair, editor, CounterPunch

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How many Computer and Mathematical jobs are created in Austin, TX?

  • 2013 – 50,370
  • 2012 – 45,910
  • 2011 – 46,170
  • 2010 – 43,210

What is that, a little over 7,000 jobs in 4 years.

And the Austin area had a population of 885,400 in 2013

That means that Computer and Mathematical jobs in Austin only account for .008% of the population.

On a national average, they account for nearly 6% of the population.

http://www.bls.gov/oes/2010/may/oes_12420.htm

 

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Does Microsoft deserve your business or should you shun them?

Another round of layoffs hit Microsoft employees on Wednesday as part of the company’s massive 18,000 layoff announced in July.

About 3,000 employees were let go, reports ZD Net’s Mary Jo Foley.

Microsoft company confirmed the layoffs to us with this statement:

“We’ve taken another step that will complete almost all the 18,000 reductions announced in July. The reductions happening today are spread across many different business units, and many different countries.”

Sources told Foley that these cuts are mostly coming from human resources, finance, sales and marketing and IT.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/microsoft-confirms-latest-layoffs-2014-10#ixzz3MFqRCCjl

A decent company would have found a way to transfer these people into other jobs within the country, wouldn’t they?

And if they didn’t have the skills, they would have offered to help them gather the new skills, wouldn’t they?

After all, that is what you do when the people that work for you are more than a disposable commodity, is it not?

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http://www.myvisajobs.com/H1B-Visa/SearchLCA.aspx

Looking at the shopping list that myvisajobs maintains, it is apparent that they are still looking for more people, isn’t it?

I reported on the Vancouver center back in May, when I pointed out that there was a glaring contradiction that no one seems to have noticed:  According to theBusinessWeek article, “There, Microsoft will hire and train 400 software developers from around the world to work on mobile and cloud projects.”  Did you catch that?  “…hire and TRAIN”!  Remember, the whole rationale for  hiring the foreign workers — claimed by U.S. employers and codified in Canadian law — is that the employers resort to hiring foreign workers because there are insufficient domestic workers who have the specialized skills for the jobs.  Yet Microsoft is TRAINING the foreign workers in these skills.

http://normsaysno.wordpress.com/2014/12/14/hidden-in-plain-sight-again/

And they can’t say that they aren’t willing to train them, can they?

Or is it only Americans in America that they aren’t willing to train?

Perhaps it is time that we start treating these companies like a disposable commodity and quit using their products?

Maybe then a company will rise up that will do its part to Keep America At Work…

 

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Chucking Spears

Every so often, I’m reminded to ask our public intellectuals why they spend their hard-earned money on goods and services supplied by the people they whimper about.

Duh.

“China’s Xi receives highest rating among world leaders”

[China Daily link — December 17, 2014]

  • According to a survey published by Harvard Kennedy School’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation . . . Xi was the highest rated leader with a nine out of 10 rating.  Russia’s Putin followed with an 8.7 with India’s Modi and South Africa’s Jacob Zuma rounding out the top.  When it came to how the 10 leaders are rated by people in other countries, Xi also fared the best. . . .

“‘Red’ culture remains source for societal cohesion”

[Global Times link — December 18, 2014]

  • Under the leadership of the Party, we have caught up with the tide of the world and become masters of our own fate.  There are some forces attempting to erase “red” from China.  By doing so, they aim at dealing a fatal blow to China.  Red in the past stood for revolution, but in present day, it’s more about an issue of continuity.  Red is the mainstream color of China, and any attempt to expunge the color will be in vain.

“China needs clear strategy to help Russia”

[Global Times link — December 17, 2014]

  • While it might play a key role, China has to keep a clear mind when giving a helping hand to Russia.  China-Russia cooperation is no longer ideology-based but driven by common interests.

“Canada’s new millionaire migration scheme will be tiny, costly and strict”

[SCMP link — December 17, 2014]

  • “While I know they will get their 50 cases a year, it is a totally ridiculous programme,” [a prominent Hong Kong immigration lawyer] said of the new scheme.  “The requirement of knowing one of the official languages is a not-so-subtle way to say ‘no’ to 95 per cent of the applicants from China,” he added.

“Zuckerberg’s pandering to China threatens Web’s values”

www.sfgate.com/opinion/article/Zuckerberg-s-pandering-to-China-threatens-5953731.php

  • The goal of China’s cyberstrategy is multifaceted.  First and foremost, it is to protect the longevity of Chinese Communist Party rule.

“How the ‘Internet with Chinese Characteristics’ is Rupturing the Web”

www.huffingtonpost.com/amy-chang-/china-internet-sovereignty_b_6325192.html

  • Securing Internet activity would allow China to assert control over information dissemination, to sensor [sic] sensitive websites and social media, and to stem other potential sources of unrest that could challenge CCP legitimacy.

“Backward China keeps innovating”

www.alantonelson.wordpress.com/2014/12/17/those-stubborn-facts-backward-china-keeps-innovating

  • China share of worldwide patent applications, 2013: 32.1%

The reader will remember that by the T’ang, the Chinese were central bankers and bureaucrats; and during the Sung, roughly around the time our Western forefathers were throwing sticks at velociraptors, the Chinese had water-powered textile manufacturing equipment.

When industrial revolutions are driven by a need to save human labor, the Chinese typically lose interest and temporarily fall behind their sparse competitors.
 

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Human Beings Have Wild Imaginations

If you think our country is racist, you don’t know anything about the Chinese.

If you think our economy has abolished slavery, you don’t know anything about China.

If you buy anything made in China, you don’t know anything about the Chinese.

If you don’t know anything about the Chinese —

— then why are you in such a big hurry to live in China?

You ain’t seen nothing yet, but you will.  Just keep looking the other way.

“China’s Slaves”

www.nationalreview.com/article/394565/chinas-slaves-josh-gelernter

  • But there’s an element missing from the discussion.  An economy is bound to grow when it’s got one billion, three hundred and fifty-seven million people available for slave labor.

“Slavery and Capitalism”

www.chronicle.com/article/SlaveryCapitalism/150787

  • A contributing factor in the death of slavery was the fact that it was a system not just of labor exploitation but of rule that drew in particular ways on state power.

This second article, by a professor at Harvard, likely a consumer/supporter of slave-produced goods, is not quite what I’d anticipated.  Still I’m including it as a bad example, a portent of distractions to come, with a “seduction of eloquence” warning.

Every wild animal has its survival tools.  Human beings have wild imaginations.

I expect we’re in for a lot of elaborate explanations in the days to come, as we lower the American flag and replace our imaginary difficulties with real ones.

 

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It is NOT that our employers can’t find people, they simply don’t want to find people…


Dear Virgil Bierschwale

Thank you for your interest in the position of LTL Stocker, Job ID# 769093BR at location 1560, Kerrville, TX. We sincerely appreciate your interest in career opportunities with Lowe’s. At this time, we have decided to proceed with other candidates. This notification is for this opening only. If you have applied to other positions further communication regarding your status will be provided for each application you submitted.

Please keep in mind that new opportunities are constantly arising. We strongly encourage you to continue reviewing our current job opportunities. As a reminder, you must apply for each position you are interested in pursuing. We appreciate your interest in Lowe’s and wish you success in your future endeavors.

Sincerely,

Lowe’s Human Resources

You know, I’ve built teams.

I’ve led teams.

I’ve even paid their salaries when I was self employed.

And I can guarantee you one thing.

You cannot tell what skills a employee has or doesn’t have, simply by looking at a application.

Not going to lie to you.

My situation is bad, and I’m tired of looking over my shoulder wondering when child support, student loans or the IRS is going to hang me up by my toes and make my situation even worse.

But, this is a low blow.

Up yours Lowes!

 

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Sure could use @Harvard students help, and funding too…

For those following my work, I just about have a spreadsheet put together showing every year since 2001 and ALL STEM JOBS.

Slowly but surely I’m zeroing in on those jobs.

But I want to fill in those blank spaces in the spreadsheet.

So I looked at 2001 Computer jobs to see what was different from 2013

Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment(1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual(2) Mean RSE(3)
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 2,825,870 $27.72 $29.02 $60,350 0.3 %
  15-1011 Computer and Information Scientists, Research 25,620 $36.12 $37.01 $76,970 1.2 %
  15-1021 Computer Programmers 501,550 $28.90 $30.23 $62,890 0.7 %
  15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 361,690 $33.76 $34.79 $72,370 0.6 %
  15-1032 Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 261,520 $35.23 $35.81 $74,490 0.7 %
  15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 493,240 $18.54 $20.16 $41,920 0.7 %
  15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 448,270 $29.80 $30.63 $63,710 0.7 %
  15-1061 Database Administrators 104,250 $26.37 $28.08 $58,420 0.6 %
  15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 227,840 $25.85 $27.14 $56,440 0.5 %
  15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 126,060 $27.63 $28.99 $60,300 0.8 %
  15-2011 Actuaries 13,210 $32.75 $35.92 $74,720 1.1 %
  15-2021 Mathematicians 3,080 $35.96 $35.21 $73,230 2.4 %
  15-2031 Operations Research Analysts 57,520 $26.67 $28.49 $59,270 1.0 %
  15-2041 Statisticians 17,040 $25.98 $27.44 $57,080 2.1 %
  15-2091 Mathematical Technicians 1,720 $17.58 $21.35 $44,410 3.4 %

The table above shows 2001

The following table shows 2013

15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations major 3,696,180 0.5% 27.877 $37.43 $39.43 $82,010 0.5%
15-1100 Computer Occupations minor 3,573,120 0.5% 26.949 $37.42 $39.36 $81,860 0.5%
15-1111 Computer and Information Research Scientists detail 24,380 4.4% 0.184 $51.10 $52.53 $109,260 1.4%
15-1120 Computer and Information Analysts broad 585,120 1.0% 4.413 $39.46 $41.40 $86,100 0.4%
15-1121 Computer Systems Analysts detail 507,100 1.0% 3.825 $39.03 $41.02 $85,320 0.4%
15-1122 Information Security Analysts detail 78,020 2.7% 0.588 $42.59 $43.85 $91,210 0.6%
15-1130 Software Developers and Programmers broad 1,442,500 1.0% 10.879 $42.88 $44.63 $92,820 0.8%
15-1131 Computer Programmers detail 312,340 1.4% 2.356 $36.60 $38.91 $80,930 1.3%
15-1132 Software Developers, Applications detail 643,830 1.6% 4.856 $44.55 $46.28 $96,260 1.0%
15-1133 Software Developers, Systems Software detail 373,510 2.0% 2.817 $48.75 $50.23 $104,480 0.5%
15-1134 Web Developers detail 112,820 1.4% 0.851 $30.37 $32.47 $67,540 0.7%
15-1140 Database and Systems Administrators and Network Architects broad 618,480 0.7% 4.665 $37.93 $39.88 $82,960 0.3%
15-1141 Database Administrators detail 114,910 1.0% 0.867 $37.75 $38.82 $80,740 0.3%
15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators detail 362,310 0.8% 2.733 $35.58 $37.46 $77,910 0.3%
15-1143 Computer Network Architects detail 141,270 1.7% 1.065 $45.85 $46.97 $97,700 0.5%
15-1150 Computer Support Specialists broad 706,360 0.7% 5.327 $23.64 $25.80 $53,660 0.3%
15-1151 Computer User Support Specialists detail 541,250 0.8% 4.082 $22.41 $24.26 $50,450 0.3%
15-1152 Computer Network Support Specialists detail 165,100 1.3% 1.245 $28.93 $30.85 $64,160 0.5%
15-1199 Computer Occupations, All Other detail 196,280 1.1% 1.480 $39.59 $40.02 $83,240 0.4%
15-2000 Mathematical Science Occupations minor 123,070 1.5% 0.928 $37.72 $41.57 $86,470 0.7%
15-2011 Actuaries detail 20,080 3.8% 0.151 $45.35 $51.80 $107,740 1.3%
15-2021 Mathematicians detail 3,030 6.2% 0.023 $49.25 $49.67 $103,310 2.1%
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts detail 72,680 2.1% 0.548 $35.88 $39.26 $81,660 1.0%
15-2041 Statisticians detail 24,950 2.1% 0.188 $38.12 $40.05 $83,310 1.2%
15-2090 Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations broad 2,330 7.6% 0.018 $27.70 $31.22 $64,930 3.2%
15-2091 Mathematical Technicians detail 1,080 8.0% 0.008 $26.07 $28.97 $60,260 5.4%
15-2099 Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other detail 1,240 12.3% 0.009 $29.24 $33.18 $69,000 3.6%

We will need to modify the code I used in this article to match those columns so that we can plug in the appropriate quantity of jobs, and then we will need to repeat the process for each additional year that has missing pieces.

To put it into perspective, there are 53 groups, per year, and each of them will need a conversion routine developed.

Not rocket science.

Surely something our college level kids can handle?

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Why do we waste talent in America?

As I look around at the many software types that have been benched by temporary workers brought in as “scabs” to break our non-union back, I shake my head in shame at our leaders in our corporations, and our representatives that seem bound and determined to shine the shoes of these leaders all the while asking “How high do you want me to jump?”.

But I thought it was only the top 10% of wage earners like myself that it was happening too.

Until I read this story this morning.

In an October 9, 2008 phone interview with National Public Radio (NPR) and October 14, 2008 TV interview with Inside Edition, Prasher reported that he was unable to find a job in science, his life savings had run out and that he was working as a courtesy shuttle bus driver for a Toyota dealership in Huntsville, Alabama at $8.50 an hour.[6][11][13][14][15] In the NPR broadcast, one of his former colleagues called Prasher’s current situation a “staggering waste of talent.”[6] Prasher has stated his wish to resume a career in science, but not particularly with jellyfish.[10] He has publicly expressed his pleasure at learning of the awarding of the Nobel Prize to Shimomura, Chalfie and Tsien:

“I’m really happy for them. I was really surprised that particular topic carried that much weight.”[10]

Chalfie and Tsien invited Prasher and his wife, Virginia Eckenrode, to attend the Nobel Prize ceremony, as their guests and at their expense.[16] All three of the 2008 Chemistry laureates thanked Prasher in their speeches.[17]

In June 2010, Prasher was finally able to return to science, working for Streamline Automation in Huntsville until December 2011, then from 2012 on, in Roger Tsien‘s lab at the University of California in San Diego[18]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Douglas_Prasher

 

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