retail therapy

How Amazon wins

The WSJ is still salty at Amazon for using their advantages, as evidenced by the second part of the title: “by steamrolling rivals and partners.” Here’s the summary: “CEO Jeff Bezos still runs the e-commerce giant with the drive of […]

retail therapy

Is Amazon unstoppable?

This post is written by Charles Duhigg, the author of The Power of Habit and Smarter Faster Better (two books I enjoyed). “Politicians want to rein in the retail giant. But Jeff Bezos, the master of cutthroat capitalism, is ready […]

book recommendations

Delta-V

Author: Daniel Suarez Daniel Suarez is my favorite modern sci-fi author. I try to stay current on the cutting edge of science and technology. Without fail, Suarez has always been a few steps ahead. Reading his books feels like he’s […]

big ideas

Remember to think long-term. 

“Installation has finally begun on Jeff Bezos’ 10,000-year clock, a project that the Amazon CEO has invested $42 million in. The actual idea for the clock comes from Danny Hillis, who originally proposed a 10,000-year clock in 1995 as a […]