Which came first, the chicken or the egg?
Younger Americans shy away from tech because they watched what happend to those 40 and 50 year-olds that went into it. Many of the Americans that built the information superhighway were its first victims; they built the road on which their work could be sent to Asia.
It goes both ways.
First he worked for HP, then Agilent, then Philips Lighting (had the same desk and phone number for thirty one years, the companies just changed around him) which is a Danish Company outsourcing their high tech jobs here, now works for a Japaneses company out sourcing its high tech jobs here.
The lower end tech jobs maybe over seas but the brain trusts are here, this is still where the research is going on.
You are correct however that may change in the future.