Posts Tagged ‘Bell Labs’

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    Drones That Can Deliver Your Pizza

    Nov 3, 13 • 335 Views • Economic Growth, Economic History, Economic Humor, Entertainment, Government, Innovation, Labor, Macroeconomic Measurement, MediaNo Comments

    It looked like a swarm of model airplanes. But actually they were drones that were hovering near me at a University of Pennsylvania engineering school demonstration. The purpose of the workshop was to explain the practical application of unmanned aerial

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    Sounds Like Bell Labs

    Nov 15, 11 • 199 Views • Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Government, Innovation, Labor, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Google has a “secret” lab. Called Google X by the NY Times, it sounds like the old Bell Labs. Before 1984, when AT&T was a monopoly, their research subsidiary Bell Labs employed a battalion of scientists. For some, the assignment was just to