Daniel Pink on Why Your Programming Job is Getting Outsourced to India

[In the long term] any job that’s knowledge-based and routine—that can be reduced to a set of rules—is gone…the jobs that remain are those that depend on forging relationships rather than executing transactions, tapping emotions instead of manipulating logic, handling novel challenges instead of processing routine problems, synthesizing the big picture instead of calculating the details.
Daniel Pink, author of Free Agent Nation and A Whole New Mind