IT Geeks: Entrepreneurs or Drones?

The IT Crowd
Moss, Jen and Roy from The IT Crowd

As we slowly climb out of a global recession the idea of being a corporate drone is becoming less appealing. The truth is that somewhere between 7.2 to 8 million people lost their corporate-level job, most which were from large companies.

Researchers are finding that trends are showing that I.T. professionals are beginning to work for themselves in higher numbers, securing their futures and allowing them to control their own destinies. Geeks, hackers, and I.T. entrepreneurs have been doing this for years, but not in these numbers. While many people think of IT workers as firefighters who fix the everyday absurdities caused from techno-weenies, this is becoming decreasingly true.

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Geeks & Cricket

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It was around 1:00 am in the night, the team just returned from another rush-hour ordeal of development – actionscript, remoting, hibernate, java, database, et al. Too much of time spent on the keyboard/mouse have tempted the team to try on something different – Cricket.

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