Gongol.com Archives: November 2012
Brian Gongol

November 17, 2012

Science and Technology Some fascinating optical illusions

Computers and the Internet Google announces third phase of data center in Council Bluffs
The $200 million third phase brings the total investment to about $1.1 billion.

Agriculture "Agriculture has become a knowledge-based industry"
Anyone who looks down their nose at farmers is a fool; farming is an increasingly sophisticated sector of the economy. But it's also one of many jobs in which a college education (in the form of a two- or four-year degree) is increasingly important if not necessary component for new entrants to be competitive. That should signal something to the people who think there are or should be lots of high-pay jobs for low-skill workers; they simply don't exist anymore. There are lots of good jobs to be had in agriculture, manufacturing, and the service sectors -- but virtually all of them are or will soon require some form of post-secondary education.

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