Long haul ahead

The Wall Street Journal's making a big deal about the creation of 20,000 new tech jobs since late last year.

The Wall Street Journal's making a big deal about the creation of 20,000 new tech jobs since late last year.

Fair enough. But after a three-year drought, Silicon Valley's got a long way to go before it starts to feel good about itself. I still get the feeling we're only one massive terror attack away from another 700-point drop in the Dow and another IT customer deep freeze.

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Charles Cooper was an executive editor at CNET News. He has covered technology and business for more than 25 years, working at CBSNews.com, the Associated Press, Computer & Software News, Computer Shopper, PC Week, and ZDNet.

 

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