Madras is fast becoming the IT capital of India. As the world knocks at the country's door to try to meet the insatiable demand for software engineers, Mike Wooldridge charts the progress of two young men in southern India who are seeking a life of opportunity in the cradle of hi-tech, California. It is no doubt good news for America - and other countries with a shortage of IT professionals - that there is such talent available in India. But is India itself facing a brain drain? And will the new technology improve prospects for India's poor?