Tag Archives: innovation

The Top 100 Android Apps Ever?

Not personally being an aficionado of Android apps I can’t actually know with 100% certainty whether this list really is the TOP 100! But, as Top (pick your #) offerings go, it certainly looks like a strong one! The reason that I’m not very up-to-date on the latest and the greatest technology is that up until about […]

Is There An Impending Brain Drain In The Field Of Law?

Not that long ago many of the ‘best and brightest’ undergraduates in college chose the path of law school as their next step towards a career! Whether drawn to the field by the desire to problem solve in the specific legal specialty of their choice, the potential to earn a good or even great living and […]

Time-Lapse Video: China Builds A 57-Floor Skyscraper In 19 Days!

An astounding feat of engineering and technology with a 57-floor skyscraper in China constructed in a mere 19-days at a rate of 3-stories per day! ‘Sploid reader Xian Min Zhang sent us the latest time-lapse video of the construction of his latest building: A 57-floor 2-million-square-foot (180,000-square-meter) skyscraper fully built with energy-efficient, factory-produced Lego-like blocks. […]

Investor Vigilance: Uber And New York City Taxi Medallions!

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In New York City the competition from yellow cab alternatives like Uber has eroded the value of taxi medallions! And, as with most ‘revolutionary’ ideas, the sudden change in the way the taxi industry does business has led to unintended consequences, this time in the investment arena. Using a loose analogy to the hand-held phone […]

Innovation leads to wealth creation and economic growth! (Video)

Throughout history there are certain constants that have driven the creation of wealth and economic growth in a given society! As this video will explain, it’s the accumulation of knowledge that is the key factor moving a civilization from one era to the next. As an example, can you name the major differences between the lifestyle and […]

Animated Video: Economics 101

An entertaining video with a bipartisan cast that provides an excellent comparison of capitalism to socialism! For an economy to grow and thrive it needs to possess certain attributes that incentivize its participants to take risks, innovate and use good old fashioned sweat equity to move ideas and products forward. Of course these same players […]

Milking a mature product!

Real opportunity to grow revenues and margins may be lurking in your company’s commodity and mature product lines. Evolving these products with smart, tightly-targeted development investments can rejuvenate an existing product line. (Source) Managing a product, particularly if it currently sits towards the mature or declining end of the product life cycle scale, can present […]

Business Links of Interest for Monday, December 9, 2013!

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For many of us the phrase ‘So much to do and so little time’ rings very true! And, as a result, we don’t always get to read or learn about topics that may not be specific to our business today and yet are important just the same! The links below are to articles that may […]