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September 21, 2009
 
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In the magazine

The Economist: Should I worry about deflation, inflation or both?
Almost two years ago, I wrote a column on inflation, quoting the photographer who’d said to me, “It isn’t inflation people worry about. It’s prices going up.” Today, the talk is about the risk of deflation. By Tucker Hart Adams

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The key to a killer cover letter
It needs to be specific to the employer, and it needs to hit the mark, Throw away that template and start writing cover letters from scratch, with a little help from your browser and Thesaurus.com. By Liz Ryan

An investment in the future of high tech
When David Davenport was in high school, he discovered something that changed his life: he was good at math and science and enjoyed using them to solve real-world problems. This insight came as a result of participating in Colorado MESA. By Theresa Szczurek

Human vs. cyborg: a vision of the future
Futurist and author Ray Kurzweil describes a startling picture of the future in his book, The Singularity is Near. By Thomas Frey and Raymond Alvarez

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Mike Taylor’s life off the grid
KMGH Channel 7 reports on ColoradoBiz Managing Editor Mike Taylor, who spent a month living off his own backyard.

 

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Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz on "The Road to Recovery"
As the economy continues to challenge businesses and consumers, KMGH Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz are collaborating on stories that explore how businesses are coping - and succeeding - despite the downturn. Look for new installments of "The Road to Recovery" at 4:30 p.m. on Thursdays, during the second half of the 4 p.m. broadcast. You can also find them online at TheDenverChannel.com.

Hot Biz Deals

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  • Go buy the book! Stay at Denver’s historic Oxford Hotel for a discounted rate of $79 through the fall in support of this year’s One Book, One Denver program. The hotel will donate 20 percent of that rate to buy more copies of this year’s selection, To Kill a Mockingbird, which will be given to the Denver Public Library. To book the One Book, One Denver room rate at The Oxford Hotel, please phone (800) 228-5838, or visit www.theoxfordhotel.com. The special rate is valid for stays Friday-Sunday nights through Dec. 30, 2009, based on availability.
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