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1

"Paying employees outside of big-tech cities high wages is bad because then those people have too much money" is a thing some people say on the internet 😄

2

Companies describing workers getting a better offer as "poaching" reveal exactly what they think: Employees are animals. THEIR animals.

3

Many existing programmers like to snub at newcomers who are "only there for the money". You can come for the money, and STILL do great work.

4

Paying for developer productivity & joy has newer been a better deal. Servers much cheaper, developers much more expensive than in say '04.

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