Friday Feb 03, 2023

Retooling crisis management for today’s disasters

Disaster response requires more than having a plan on paper. “I think one of the big mistakes sometimes organizations make,” Bobbie Ramsden-Knowles said recently, “is thinking that actually having a crisis plan is it. But it’s people who manage crises. It’s not the documents.” Government, of course, plays a critical, but by no means exclusive, […]

A new look at the microchip’s midlife crisis

Chip War: The Fight for the World’s Most Critical Technology by Chris Miller, Scribner, 2022 The global computer chip industry is more interesting than one might think, for two interconnected reasons. First, manufacturing computer chips has become a mind-bogglingly complicated process that has pushed the world’s most talented engineers to the edge of their capabilities; […]

Advice For Starting Your Own Trucking Business

Many people that enjoy driving consider starting their own trucking business. There is something alluring about working as a truck driver because you get to make a living by spending time on the open road, and it can provide a great lifestyle for many people. Truck driving can also be a lot of hard work, […]

A new look at the microchip’s midlife crisis

Chip War: The Fight for the World’s Most Critical Technology by Chris Miller, Scribner, 2022 The global computer chip industry is more interesting than one might think, for two interconnected reasons. First, manufacturing computer chips has become a mind-bogglingly complicated process that has pushed the world’s most talented engineers to the edge of their capabilities; […]

The other Machiavelli

However cynical it may seem, Machiavelli’s The Prince has long been recognized as a source of insights for anyone trying run a business or gain power in one. A ferocious little treatise of under 100 pages, The Prince was aimed at Lorenzo de’ Medici, the iron-handed Florentine ruler, by an author hoping to regain the proximity […]

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