How Chargers and Railroad Tracks are Similar

If the European Union mandates common charger standardization, consumers might applaud but Apple says there is a hidden downside.

Why Online Grocery Shopping Is Good for Us

Comparing in-store and online grocery shopping, we see that what we experience in the supermarket and what we order from home is changing.

The Problem With Picking Peppers

New Mexico has a problem with picking green chile peppers because of fewer agricultural workers and some difficulties with mechanization.

When Netflix Became the Designated Survivor

Continuing today, the Netflix effect began in 1997 when it began the creative destruction that eliminated some companies and produced others.

How the Location of Creative Talent is Changing

Comparing 2005 to 2017, we would see a spread in the geography of creative talent that could stimulate growth in stagnant U.S. regions.

When Cars Have To Decide Whether to Kill Grandma

Like people, autonomous vehicles will have moral dilemmas that require ethical decision-making but it could be tough deciding what is ethical.

How To Get Speedier Fast Food

Hoping to increase its drive-thru speed, McDonald’s has begun to use voice recognition technology to compete against other fast food chains.

What a Tax, a Ship, and a Road Can Tell You

Somewhat invisible, time determines whether central bankers and legislators have the accurate statistics that they need for economic policy.

Why Mapping Apps Create the Prisoner’s Dilemma

The success of a decision to use Waze, Google Maps, and other mapping apps to avoid traffic can depend on outsmarting the prisoner’s dilemma.

Throwback Thursday: Was Sears, Roebuck the First Amazon?

#TBT: Through the amazingly similar prefabricated houses that they both have sold, we can see why Amazon has been called the new Sears, Roebuck.