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Seattle named “America’s Top Tech Metro” by Richard Florida

We disavow all rankings except those where we come out smelling like a rose (no matter how implausible it may be).

Here’s a ranking that’s clearly authoritative:  Richard Florida, a senior editor of The Atlantic, Director of the Martin Prosperity Institute at the University of Toronto, and author of Rise of the Creative Class, has released his latest index ranking the top tech hubs in the U.S.  And Seattle is #1.  (Silicon Valley is #2; San Francisco is #3.)

Read a GeekWire post here.  Read the Richard Florida post here.