Technology

Pharmacies Are About To Be Hit Hard by Disruption

Pharmaceutical distribution vary from country to country, but all of them are subject factors that make genuine competition in the sale of prescription drugs a complex matter. The need to verify that...

The Only Way to Keep our Jobs once Robots Take Over

Imagine for a moment that Uber drivers, rather than Uber stockholders, own Uber. That is one way to understand what a platform cooperative is. Uber is a company built...

How Quantum Supremacy will Impact the Public Relations Industry

What is this quantum supremacy thing? Some have already seen the headlines; a Google paper leaked that their research team have now achieved what’s known as quantum supremacy (or quantum computing supremacy)....

AirPods Are A Powerful Symbol of Our Unsustainable Economy

A tweet last month by Midas Kwant about Apple’s AirPods did a napkin analysis of the earphones’ profitability: if instead of being launched by Apple in 2016, they had been constituted as an independent company, and based on...

Critical Mass in Social Media – How Many Followers Do You Really Need?

How many followers is good enough? Everyone wants more followers in social media. Businesses, too. At the same time, marketing experts are shouting at the top of their lungs...

How I Used Machine Learning to Predict Football Games for 24 Months Straight

Can machine learning make you rich from sports betting? Two years ago, I asked myself if it would be possible to use machine learning to better predict the...

What the Online Grocery Wars Really Mean?

The online grocery wars are heating up and the stakes are far bigger than any battle between Amazon and Walmart. The real story here is the automation of grocery stores and the...

The Rise and Fall of Tech Companies

Over the years since its creation in 2007, Glassdoor, the site that allows employees of companies in the United States to anonymously provide information about their companies, even what they are paid, has...

What’s Next for Google After Larry and Sergey’s Departure?

Larry Page and Sergey Brin are to step down from the day-to-day running of Alphabet, the holding they created to ensure the diversification of their investment interests into long-term projects such as...

Cryptocurrencies: Let’s Not Gamble on Their Future

Tether, the cryptocurrency I researched a couple of months ago, has overtaken bitcoin in monthly transactions by more than 18%, making it the most widely used cryptocurrency in the world despite a market capitalization...