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NY´s Bloomberg and SF Mayor
Announce Tech Summits

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 6/15/2013 11:25:38 PM

San Francisco - New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his San Francisco counterpart, Ed Lee, said at a news conference Friday that they are sponsoring a pair of technology summits over the next year. The mayors said the "digital cities" summits — one in New York in September and another in San Francisco early next year — will seek to find ways to use technology to solve problems the cities face. Some general areas the summit would address are immigration, office space and housing, and funding startups. The summit would consist of about two-dozen people from technology, business, and

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Notice how "immigration" is a key to their hiring? The article makes no mention that this "summit" is probably due to the successful campaign of Gov. Rick Perry [TX] to woo some of the companies here to a far less taxed state. Oh, and cost of living is low here.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: billa, 6/15/2013 11:31:10 PM     (No. 9378155)

Just another way to spend tax payer monies to accomplish nothing other than a vacay.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: TexasAllTheWay, 6/16/2013 12:03:09 AM     (No. 9378177)

I had the same thoughts about Perry´s little forays there; but, do we REALLY want them here with their lib ways? Besides, do they REALLY like our chicken fried steak and ice tea??

I worked at an oil company here that had employees transferred from NY, they just didn´t feel comfortable, could hardly wait to get "home".

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Reply 3 - Posted by: pickle1, 6/16/2013 4:00:17 AM     (No. 9378262)

Using plain common sense might help. I suspect common sense for these two is alien.

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