Can Burberry Battle the Coronavirus?

27 January, 2020Ahmad E. Hamid $5.2 billion. Sounds like the revenue numbers of a successful company, no? As the Coronavirus spreads globally, we all have our fears and hope for the well-being of our friends and family. Burberry, an international fashion house, based in London, England has other concerns. Forbes ...

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Apple Has Welcomed Surprise

Matthew O’Connell Apple recently can be compared to every college student’s worst nightmare. As a college student, the stress after taking an exam that you think went poorly is a daunting feeling. Then, the grade comes back and it is so much higher than you originally thought. This causes the ...

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Sephora’s Loyalty Program Knows What Customers Want

January 26th, 2020 Loyalty. I think we can all agree that’s a pretty good character trait to have. Loyalty is what we look for in our personal relationships in life; it’s a good quality to point to look at when deciding who’s going to be a good friend or partner. ...

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Can we rely on Boeing?

There is an analysis that Boeing’s paused production of 737 MAX can halt American economy by 0.5% in the GDP growth rate early this year. Recent investigations including ones from the legislative branch discovered that Boeing intentionally hid a critical safety feature from airlines and pilots in order to advertise ...

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BlockRock (finally) sees green

In the 1980s and 90s there used to be an TV commercial for the brokerage house E.F. Hutton that ended with the catch phrase “when E.F. Hutton talks, people listen…”. Likewise, today when Black Rock Capital CEO (who oversees financial investments and assets in excess of $4 Trillion) writes a ...

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A.I. in the Future

The technology or innovation that I feel will have the most significant consequences for global society is artificial intelligence. Over the last several years, the field of artificial intelligence has seen many advances. This is partly due to the increase in the efficiency of systems and tools available. According to ...

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The Rise of Blockchain

In the past score of years, we have seen a rise in the use of blockchain technology. A blockchain is essentially a large database of data that is stored in a decentralized network that is publicly accessible – a shared and immutable ledger. This makes everything transparent and everyone is ...

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Blockchai

In the past score of years, we have seen a rise in the use of blockchain technology. A blockchain is essentially a large database of data that is stored in a decentralized network that is publicly accessible – a shared and immutable ledger. This makes everything transparent and everyone is ...

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Looking into the Future with Virtual Reality

What ONE major technological innovation (s) do you see in the horizon that has significant consequences (positive and/or negative) for global society? I think once virtual reality headsets become cheaper and more commercially available they will have an enormous positive impact on global society. The potential opportunity for virtual reality ...

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Self-Driving Cars: A Time Saver

By: Joseph Bensen Self-driving cars have the potential to spectacularly revolutionize how people drive or more appropriately, operate a vehicle in the future. In the United States, 83 percent of Americans say they ‘drive frequently’ (GallUp) with an average of 17,600 minutes (12.2 days) driven per year (NewsRoom).  Moreover, globally, there are ...

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Printing Beyond Ink on Paper

“3D printing” among current young adults tends to bring up memories of high school/college technology classes in which they were assigned to model various objects in specialized software for 3D printing and ended up with flimsy plastic eyesores. However, 3D printing goes far beyond that as an industry projected by ...

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David vs Goliath

By Abel Takele – One major technological innovation that I see on the horizon that has significant consequences for global society is Blockchain. Blockchain is a technology that allows individuals and companies to make instantaneous transactions on a network without any middlemen. Whether this consequence is positive or negative depends ...

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Disruptive Technologies (Griffin Peterman)

Every day, approximately 1 billion people drive a car. The majority of these drivers are driving to work in a highly populated area. The result of this is a road crowded with people who all have different styles of driving and different ideal speeds. These different styles and speeds result ...

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