Three Kinds of Irresistible Tech From the Consumer Electronic Show

Last year in Las Vegas, 171,000 (or so) attendees could have looked at 4,400 new technology exhibits at CES (the Consumer Electronic Show). This year it was all digital and somewhat overwhelming. So, as always, I am depending on the…

Where You Can Live On The Moon

Researchers at Purdue University are designing a moon habitat whose surprising location makes it resilient and safe.

How Algorithms Change Gasoline Prices

Looking at gasoline prices that are controlled by algorithms, we could be surprised by how they affect competition.

Why Zoom Needs the “Mr. Rogers Effect”

The seemingly pleasant phenomenon of doing Zoom conference calls in our sweats could be hiding the productive value of dressing for work.

How Vinyl and Streaming Are Similar

Changes in recorded music sales were fueled by new formats that started with vinyl and eventually became streaming.

How Apple is Changing the Dow

Responding to Apple’s four to one stock split, the Dow Jones Industrial Average will change so it can reflect the U.S. economy more accurately.

The Covid-19 Test That Does More With Less

Because of productivity gains from Covid-19 pool testing, the Michigan State University’s 67,000 students can return to school more safely.

How to Slice An Apple (Share of Stock)

Beginning with revenue from the “computers” that two partners named Steve built in a garage, Apple’s finance depended on the potential of the corporation.

Why NASA Needed SpaceX

Just like the U.S. Postal Service needed private sector planes when they created airmail, so too did NASA need SpaceX rockets.

Why One-Size-Fits-All Never Does

Whether it’s a piano, voice recognition, or office temperature, when designers say one-size-fits-all, they are not quite right.