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Optimal Cynic (2886377) writes "Tim Worstall argues that the tech worker shortage, if it exists, is in part due to the recent collusion between Silicon Valley giants to keep wages low. He suggests an interesting punishment — prohibit those companies from accessing the H1B visa scheme. Let them rot in the shortage they've created for themselves, in other words." Link to Original Source top
Optimal Cynic (2886377) writes "Slashdot likes to argue about intellectual property and patents, and it's clear that both extremes are undesirable. Dr Alex Tabarrok has tackled the question — what is the right level of patent protection? His answer is the Tabarrok Curve, which applies the Laffer Curve methodology to innovation."