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Who Writes the Encyclopedia?

I know that this dates me, but as an early adopter of a home computer (late 1980s – Prodigy!) I was intrigued by the first CD Encyclopedia that I bought.  Instead of the World Books on the shelf here was everything on disks – with moving pictures and sound to…

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Loop Welcoming Home Grown Business

I understand the City’s desire to attract high profile out of town tenants to take up residence in our downtown area – good economics, great transportation, improved visibility for the tenant, etc.  But as we all know many of these attraction campaigns can result in tax breaks and other concessions.

I…

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More Fancy Chicago Company

I don’t know as I was terrible invested in the G-8/ NATO Summit conversation.  Seemed to me that if all the invitees showed up it would be fine – and great for restaurants, taxis, hotels, and overtime for civil servants – but if they didn’t all come life would go…

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From The People Who Bring You Snail Mail

I don’t know how many of you are familiar with Deliver Magazine – it is a magazine aimed at marketers that is riddled with great ideas for marketing using ALL forms of media – Internet,  print advertising, social media, mixed media, and direct mail.  The mail portion is not a…

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