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How you go about getting a job will affect your life and career for years. Understand what you're doing, but most of all, believe in yourself. GETTY As an IT consultant, I have had, over the years, needed to negotiate salaries and later contracts for my work. I'm still not very good at it, though in general, I've learned enough to stay employed during even slow times. Throughout all this, I've found that there are a few good rules of thumb that help me determine what constitutes my upper and lower limits…

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By Jim Spohrer  |  October 2, 2017   Imagination challenge: Consider quantifying and graphing the decreasing cost of digital workers due to Moore’s Law, and increasing GDP/Employees USA from 1960 to 2080 (projected). A narrow digital worker will cost about a million dollars by 2025, and require a petascale computational system.  The same digital worker will cost about a thousand dollars by 2045, and about $1 by 2065. A digital worker can drive a car for example, or transcribe medical records, or provide…