Software employment grows 45% in 10 years, as angst in engineering grows

One unemployed electrical engineer, whose wife challenged President Obama on H-1Bs, is back at work

By Patrick Thibodeau, Sharon Machlis, Computerworld |  Government

In a foundation report, " Worse than the Great Depression," the United States "showed its first decline since the data were collected in 1948. And certainly some of this was related to output that had an electrical engineering component," said Atkinson.

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