From Jim Gilliam's blog archives
Always hire the lazy programmers...

August 26, 2004 10:18 AM

...because they'll work really hard to automate their job out of existence in ever more elegant ways. Witness this brilliance from a Slashdotter:

About a year ago I hired a developer in India to do my job. I pay him $12,000 out of the $67,000 I get. He's happy to have the work. I'm happy that I have to work only 90 minutes a day just supervising the code. My employer thinks I'm telecommuting. Now I'm considering getting a second job and doing the same thing.

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