Originally Posted by look
Okay, so on high-tech products the Chinese have the edge. My question is about the introductory price of the iPad (around $500?) compared to the laborers working 12 hours on tea and biscuits. What was the profit margin for Apple?
My question is: are all those Chinese workers living on tea and biscuits really more qualified than all the Americans who could have been employed?
The idea that there is a shortage of engineers and other qualified personnel in the US strikes me as pure BS. But I am sure there is a shortage of Americans who can live on tea and biscuits and sleep in dormitories.