One, among many, of the reasons why I could never have gotten a job at a high-tech firm. Example: "How much do you charge to wash every window in Seattle?"
That's a big warehouse.
I predict that this is the future of lots of products. The price of anything that can be digitized already is, or is headed toward, zero, so sellers will increasingly look for products and services that can't readily be digitized. Personal contact--and personalization generally--would seem to fit the bill.
The Cloud is a "hyper-growth market".
That's it? That's all they needed to reverse their serious decline?
(If so, why didn't they figure it out sooner?)
Interesting analysis by Ironman at Political Calculations that features a comparison of two cities in Arizona.
So what would happen if a city told the billionaire sports team owner playing that game to go ahead and leave town?
We know the answer to that question because there are two cities in Arizona that took very different paths with respects to the interests of major league sports teams that illustrate that alternative choice. The two cities are Chandler and Glendale, which are located on opposite sides of the Phoenix metropolitan area, where a number of major league baseball teams hold their annual spring training.
I may have written this before, but what I think when I see one of the drug ads is this: these are the drugs the FDA approved. What does it take--"May induce mass murder"--to fail?!
I've long thought the modern American supermarket is a vastly underappreciated institution, but I hadn't known that it played a role in the downfall of the Soviet Union.
My wife enjoys the "Great Courses". This piece is a look at the business of creating and marketing them, including the tidbit that the best screen for choosing professors to record is RateMyProfessors.com.
By the consistently excellent Ed Driscoll (posting at Instapundit).
Tell the college kids.