The changing face of high tech in Minnesota


By Evan Ramstad, Star Tribune

“For more than a generation, Minnesota’s high-tech universe could be measured by the distance between the University of Minnesota and a relative handful of companies that for a time made some of the most powerful computers in the world — Cray, Control Data, Honeywell.

Today, the number of high-tech companies and workers in Minnesota is greater than ever, and they stretch across the state. But the decline of the companies that anchored the supercomputing era has masked to a degree the emergence of a bigger, more diverse tech industry.”

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