Posts Tagged ‘innovation’

  • Jeff Bezos entrepreneur

    Fascinating Facts About Jeff Bezos

    Dec 20, 13 • 878 Views • No Comments

    Try typing Relentless.com. A name that Jeff Bezos and his wife had considered when they created Amazon, still today, it takes you there. Some Jeff Bezos facts from The Everything Store: As a 6th grader, he was typical of a certain kind of competitive child.......  [read more]

  • Innovation

    Two Reasons to Remember Grace Hopper

    Dec 10, 13 • 1100 Views • No Comments

    Yesterday’s Google Doodle commemorated Grace Hopper (1906-1992) on the day that she would have been 107. Like me, if you have been unfamiliar with the woman and her work, I suggest starting with this wonderful David Letterman interview. Developing the......  [read more]

  • everyday economics and drone regulation and Amazon drone deliveries

    Drones That Can Deliver Your Pizza…and More

    Dec 3, 13 • 1061 Views • No Comments

    Long before Jeff Bezos told Charlie Rose that drones would be delivering our Amazon packages, Dominos was showing how they could transport pizza. And here is the Amazon “Prime Air” version of a drone delivery: The drone delivery initiative,......  [read more]

  • Weekly roundup and parental leave plans

    5 Best Places To Be Born

    Nov 16, 13 • 935 Views • No Comments

    In 1988, the United States was ranked #1 as the best country in which to be born. The people who did the ranking for The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) selected criteria that you would expect. They included GDP per capita, economic growth, literacy and......  [read more]

  • Amazon and Innovation

    Should the US Postal Service Be a Monopoly?

    Nov 14, 13 • 1156 Views • No Comments

    The 5-digit zip code is rather amazing. Introduced by the US Postal Service in 1963, it became the key to automation. Whereas a single person could sort, at most, a letter in one second or 3600 an hour, zip codes meant machines could take over. Once we had......  [read more]