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The TED of All Things

(2) Comments | Posted March 13, 2013 | 6:50 PM

As both a storyteller and a tech junkie, friends and colleagues have for the last several years encouraged me to attend TED, the annual conference dedicated to sharing "ideas worth spreading." TED, which stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design, is both a non-profit organization and a series of conferences...

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Netflix or Heinz Ketchup?

(15) Comments | Posted February 7, 2013 | 8:12 AM

Last week to great fanfare, Netflix launched the entire season of House of Cards. I have yet to watch the show, but the buzz surrounding its release is as much about Netflix's novel approach of releasing all thirteen episodes at once as the quality of the...

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The Fine Print Misses the Mark

(7) Comments | Posted October 15, 2012 | 1:19 PM

Author David Cay Johnston won a Pulitzer Prize in 2001 for his reporting on U.S. tax policy, an award that is described as recognizing a "distinguished example of beat reporting characterized by sustained and knowledgeable coverage of a particular subject or activity."

But in his just released book,

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Broadband Internet Keeps The American Dream Alive & Accessible

(4) Comments | Posted February 3, 2010 | 12:32 PM

Millions of college students are returning to classes and millions of Americans who already have a good education are looking for jobs in this challenging economy. Both groups face similar challenges in making limited budgets work while striving to build future careers in an increasingly competitive marketplace. However, they also...

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