Thursday, June 09, 2005

The Shorter Tom Friedman

Bangalore: Hotter and Hotter:

The current model of outsourcing along a piecemeal, ad hoc basis is a wonderful thing. But I have seen the future here in Bangalore, and it consists of the total outsourced development and production of goods merely "ideated" and marketed in America.

Friedman is tired of cupping his ear to catch the devilish tone of "that great sucking sound": he knows a deafening roar will come soon, and he's ecstatic at the prospect.