Daily Archives: 06/09/2012

Where the jobs are: How innovation sparks growth – videos

Where the jobs are: How innovation sparks growth

By  Chris Albrecht –  Jun. 8, 2012  GIGAOM

Is your city an innovation cluster, or does it lag behind? If you are lagging, can you catch up? UC Berkeley economics professor, Enrico Moretti‘s new book, The New Geography of Jobs examines how innovation companies are causing massive shifts in where jobs, people and wealth are distributed across the country (USA).
Moretti sat down with us to share his research in three videos

Video: Part 1: Innovation hubs and their halo effects;   Video: Part 2: The unlikely success of Silicon Valley;  Video: Part 3: How to become an innovation hub  [show videos]

Free Multicultural Business Expo – New York – June 12, 2012

NACC International & Multicultural Business Expo

Get Program here at this link << click

Thursday June 12. 2012    8.00am to 5pm

Marriott New York at the Brooklyn Bridge
333Adams Street, Brooklyn.NY. 11201

The 1933 Denham Suspension Bridge into Guyana’s Hinterland

The 1933 Denham Suspension Bridge into Guyana’s Hinterland

By Dmitri Allicock

Denham Suspension Bridge

Set like gems in the crown of South America, nestled on the North-Eastern shoulder, defying the raging Atlantic Ocean, Guyana’s many waterways reflect the source of its name “The Land of Many Waters”.  These waterways are natural highways which link all the regions of Guyana including the mineral and forestry rich highlands.

In November 1933 a bridge was constructed over the Garraway Stream, linking Mahdia to Bartica by trail. This cable suspension bridge was named “Denham Bridge” after the then Colonial Governor Sir Edward Denham. The Denham Suspension Bridge, which is also called the Garraway Stream Bridge, served as a vital access to the early Gold and Diamond fields of Guyana.  Continue reading

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