An Inside Look at the iPhone

Doing an iPhone teardown for the XS Max, we see the cost of the components and the suppliers that extend around the world.

What Do Coffee and Pencils Have in Common?

Our freshly roasted cup of coffee is the result of a coffee supply chain that depends on prices that create production and distribution incentives.

The Most Expensive Way to Make a Chicken Sandwich

In a chicken sandwich are ingredients from around the world that one person can create but the price system gathered them for us at the local supermarket.

What Do iPhones and Pencils Have in Common?

Whether looking at the supply chain for a pencil or an iPhone 6, we see globalization because price system incentives create cooperation.

The Problem With Elegant Technology

HealthCare.gov’s problems might relate to “elegance.” Equal to simplicity, elegance results from eliminating complexity. In the Broadway play “Proof,”  the math proof was elegant. For me it could be an analytic essay or an architectural blueprint. No matter the discipline, the final…