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time what people are ordering, how long it
is taking to fill an order, and the online complaints and comments that stream in. Their
mission is to streamline the pizza-making
process."21 In short, software and technology
have spread throughout the economy.

Conclusion
Major technological breakthroughs over the
past 30 years have increased the demand for
high-skilled labor. The changes have encouraged international students to come to the
United States, where many startup companies have been leading the revolution in
innovation. While innovation can destroy
jobs, such as in the early 1900s automobiles
replacing the horse and buggy, it can also create exciting new opportunities. For the past
30 years there has been no better place in the
world to learn about opportunities created by
new technology than at U.S. universities. IE

STUART ANDERSON, former staff director
of the Senate Immigration Subcommittee, is
executive director of the National Foundation
for American Policy, an Arlington, Virginia-based
policy research organization. He is the author of
the book Immigration (Greenwood, 2010).
1

Institute of International Education, Open Doors Data.
By 2014-15 the number of international students
reached 854,639.

2

National Science Foundation, Survey of Graduate
Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering,
https://ncsesdata.nsf.gov/webcaspar/.

3

Parts of this article were adapted from Stuart Anderson,
The World Has Changed Since 1990, U.S. Immigration
Policy Has Not, NFAP Policy Brief, National Foundation
for American Policy, September 2015. Funding from
the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation supported the
research.

4

Pamela Samuelson and Hal R. Varian, "The 'New
Economy' and Information Technology Policy,"
University of California, Berkeley, July 18, 2001.

8

"Planet of the Phones," The Economist, February 28, 2015.

9

Roger Cheng, "Moore's Law is the Reason Your iPhone is
So Thin and Cheap," CNet, April 16, 2015.

10

"Social Networking Fact Sheet," Pew Research Center,
2014.

11

"The History of Social Networking," Digital Trends,
August 5, 2014.

12

"The History of Social Networking," Digital Trends,
August 5, 2014.

13

Alexa.com.

14

Eric Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee, The Second
Machine Age (New York: W.W. Norton & Company,
2014), p. 109.

15

Nielsen SoundScan, as cited in "Nielsen Music: 2014
At-A-Glance," January 2, 2015.

16

Mike Flacy, "Amazon Doubles Kindle Paperwhite
Storage, Now Holds 2,000 Books," Digital Trends,
August 15, 2014.

17

Netflix.com.

18

Carla Marshall, "By 2018, 84% of Internet Traffic Will Be
Video Content," ReelSEO, 2015.

5

Jacob Davidson, "Here's How Many Internet Users There
Are," Money, May 26, 2015.

19

Amarpal Singh, "Asia Pacific Has Largest Daily Online
Gaming Audience," comScore, June 11, 2013.

6

Gary Wolfe, "The (Second Phase of the) Revolution Has
Begun," Wired, October 1994.

20

Marc Andreessen "Why Software Is Eating the World,"
The Wall Street Journal, August 20, 2011.

7

Sophie Curtis, "Quarter of the World Will Be Using
Smartphones in 2016," The Telegraph, December 11,
2014.

21

Stephen Moore, The Weekend Interview, "How Pizza
Became a Growth Stock," The Wall Street Journal,
March 13, 2015.

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