Why It's Not Just Pets.com This Time

We're in a tech boom. Ask for a raise. And read CNN/Money's article about the reasons it's not going to be just a flash in the pan this time:

The tech boom now underway is profoundly different from any that has come before. It is broader and probably longer-lasting in its impact on tech companies, and more transformative macroeconomically. There are two reasons. First, everybody wants technology. And second, technology has become radically easier to create. With the exception of a tiny number of places like North Korea - sadly left behind from most trends in modern life - every country, region, city, state or province to some degree wants to replicate the legendary successes of Silicon Valley. Just about every government and company worldwide now realizes that technological excellence is critical for competitiveness.

The future's so bright... because it's here. Read the whole thing.

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