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Minnov8 was started to focus on technological innovation in Minnesota. Contributors include web designers and consultants Steve Borsch, Tim Elliott, Graeme Thickins and Phil Wilson.

Minnesota broadband: Why is Mike O’Connor cranky?

That’s because the member of the Minnesota Ultra High Speed Task Force is worried about the governor’s choice of the firm to gather data on the state’s broadband needs and prepare the proposal for federal stimulus funds. I share his concerns.

Best Buy’s social media guru gets personal with radio

I asked Gary Koelling, founder of Blueshirt Nation, to talk with my broadcast brethren about intensifying radio’s relationship with its listeners through social media. He responded with this personal story of what growing up with radio meant to him.