photagraphy http://wrvo.org en Rochester after Kodak http://wrvo.org/post/rochester-after-kodak <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="272" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/p9B3BxUw3HE" width="440"></iframe></p><p>With Kodak embarking on a restructuring effort under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the future of the imaging icon remains unclear.</p><p>But one aspect of Kodak&#39;s legacy is already deeply imprinted onto the Rochester community.</p><p>Even as Rochester&#39;s most famous company struggled mightily to reinvent itself, the Rochester region steadily fought back - <a href="http://www.democratandchronicle.com/article/20120119/BUSINESS/120119029" target="_blank">leading the state in job growth</a>&nbsp;in recent years and <a href="http://www.policy-wonk.org/kent-gardner/rochester-economy-optimism-for-2012/" target="_blank">outpacing its upstate peers</a> in economic vitality.</p><p>One key reason: A long history of top-notch human capital flung into the community - willingly or not - as Kodak&#39;s fortunes withered.</p><p> Fri, 20 Jan 2012 19:06:52 +0000 Zack Seward 13140 at http://wrvo.org