New Hot Spot for Jobs: Workers Flocking to the 'Brain Belt'

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Silicon Valley (Northern California) and Silicon Alley (New York) are so last century when it comes to being major high-tech draws. Even the Boston/Cambridge and Washington, D.C./Arlington areas seems to be taking a back seat to the nation's new "Brain Belt," so christened by Joel Kotkin, the internationally-recognized authority on global, economic, political and social trends. This new area of high tech development spans the Heartland states, particularly the Dakotas, Iowa, Nebraska and Kansas.