MSNBC/Forbes: Peace, Love and Paychecks

“Trond Myklebust has no experience designing data storage
devices and has never studied computer science, and yet, for the
past year this affable 35-year-old graduate student in particle
physics at the University of Oslo in Norway has been collecting
handsome monthly stipends from Network Appliance, a Silicon Valley
company that makes data storage boxes.

“NetApp, as the company is known, has also flown Myklebust to
the States for extended visits, arranged his visas, paid his
expenses, rented him an apartment and set him up in an office at
the University of Michigan. The firm also flies him to headquarters
in Sunnyvale, Calif., where he is treated to sushi dinners and
stays in the home of one of NetApp’s senior technologists…”


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