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Farewell to the Gold-Brickers

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If Elon can reduce Twitter’s workforce from 7,500 to 1,800 (a 76% cut!) and no one notices, that kind of proves the point. Many newer tech workers are a bunch of overpaid lay-abouts. Trust me, I know what these twenty-somethings expect to get paid for a 40 hour week, and it’s approaching a million bucks a year. They’re insane and in for a big surprise. Only the most extreme outliers are going to continue to merit that kind of payday.