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RIP Encyclopedia Brittanica

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Encyclopedia Brittanica will no longer produce a print edition.

As much as I hate to hear that there will no longer be a new print edition of the Brittanica, I believe it’s worth noting that people were pointing out the flawed business model as early as 70 years ago.
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THE O KNOWS moved, and you didn’t even know it!

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WPEngine is a web host specially-tailored for WordPress installations!

I am pleased to report that I have sloughed one site off GoDaddy and moved it to WPEngine, a web host that specifically caters to WordPress users. Continue reading THE O KNOWS moved, and you didn’t even know it!

Jobs or Gas Prices: Which will matter more for President Obama?

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The US job market has started to improve.

From The Big Picture comes this graph showing what many people consider one of the key economic indicators of a recovery: job growth. Obama is sure to tout the steady ascent of jobs during his 2012 campaign if this trend continues. The article over at the Big Picture notes points out that the housing market has yet to recover, but I don’t know how much that will matter.

I recently heard an article on NPR discussing other numbers that actually sway who will win the presidency, one of which was gasoline prices. As you can see in the chart after the jump, if this trend continues, President Obama’s in for a harrowing campaign.

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