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Google's Eric Schmidt says Detroit should embrace the Internet

In a guest editorial, the executive chairman and former CEO of Google makes the case that if we want our region to be economically ascendent, we need to more fully embrace and exploit the Internet.


"For some businesses, new technology is unwelcome. Progress is disruptive for incumbents. Some will be unable or unwilling to adapt.

But research shows that for every job lost to the Internet economy, 2.6 jobs are created. And the Internet doesn't just displace old industries. It helps renew them."

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