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"We’ve come to accept that mechanical, low-skilled work goes wherever the moment’s low-cost opportunities are found. But the notion that we could outsource the grunt work and keep the creative work at home now seems a little … naïve. If you outsource the manufacture of your laptop computers to an overseas firm, it would be foolish to presume that firm isn’t learning a lot about making laptops, and getting a few ideas about how they might improve upon it, too."