ESRI ArcGISCory might be on to something. Everybody it seems is now blogging about GIS (I’ve added over new brand new feeds to Planet Geospatial and activated 10 others that have started back up) and there are a ton of people moving from “classic VB” or C++ to .NET using ArcObjects. If you’ve started to do the same or are thinking about it, you might want to take a look at his post.