re: Why (I think) "Cost of Living" pay for remote workers is BS. VIEW POST


Can we avoid defining location as some binary between "Expensive Metropolis of Awesomeness" and "Cheap Craphole of Nothingness"? There are a whole range of places to live that are not cornfields but have a lot of culture and great COL. For example, I'm in Lafayette, Louisiana. We have a populate a bit over 125k. We've had fiber as an internet option for a few years now and I've currently got a gig up and down. We have great culture, great food, a university in the city with a great comp sci department. And nope - I don't live in a swamp.


He is hitting the "flyover country" concept a bit too hard while still making a good point.

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