Introduction In 2019 and beyond, many people are concerned whether they will continue to hold on to their existing (well-paying) jobs. They have both good and bad news. Many organizations and governments have issued research papers and reports on the impacts of automation and artificial intelligence (AI) on future jobs. One such interesting report is […]
The year is almost over. Old technologies can take longer to die and the timing is unpredictable, according to an article in the Lex column of FTWeekend 15/16 December 2018. Sony announced that it was stopping production of Betamax tapes in 2015, for example, more than 50 years after it lost a format war with […]
In a recent blog we highlighted meat from plants. The high-fashion industry is also embracing plant-based materials, as explained in an article written by Richard Grassie in the FT Weekend magazine on December 15th, 2018. Leading this revolution is manwear brand, Brave GentleMen. Its founder, Joshua Katcher, created the company in 2008 with a […]
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Introduction Tim Harford in his book, Fifty Things that Made the Modern History,listed the S-bend as one crucial invention . He noted that in 1800’s, as London’s population expanded in number, the city’s system for disposing of human waste became woefully inadequate. The main system used then was cesspits, which were prone to leaking, overflowing […]
Introduction Beyond Meat Inc., a company producing plant-based meat has submitted an application for an initial public offering (IPO) in the US. We have reviewed its prospectus and noted what makes Beyond Meat burger unique. Overview Beyond Meat is one the fastest growing food companies in the US, offering a portfolio of revolutionary plant-based meat. […]