Wired News has an article with further evidence of what people who are hiring tell me, which is that the job market for techies is not evaporating. From what I’ve heard, it’s just about as hard to find good programmers and sysadmins now as it was back in the go-go days of dot com hegemony. On the other hand, I know some people who have been looking for jobs for a few months now. Most of those people aren’t programmers, they’re from sales, marketing, or have other non-technical skills.