Archive for the ‘Business’ Category

“…KAOS, the terrorist organization in the Get Smart! TV show of the 1960s, was incorporated in Delaware.”

March 29, 2018

Lindberg, Van. Intellectual Property and Open Source: A Practical Guide to Protecting Code (Kindle Locations 5956-5957). O’Reilly Media. Kindle Edition.

“…America…has about five times as much mall space per person as Britain…”

December 19, 2017

https://www.economist.com/news/business/21732568-many-retail-properties-will-slump-others-have-brighter-prospects-global-property

“Former Facebook exec says social media is ripping apart society – – ‘No civil discourse, no cooperation; misinformation, mistruth.’”

December 12, 2017

https://www.theverge.com/2017/12/11/16761016/former-facebook-exec-ripping-apart-society

“Conducting tasks while receiving e-mails and phone calls reduces a worker’s IQ by about ten points relative to working in uninterrupted quiet. That is equivalent to losing a night’s sleep, and twice as debilitating as using marijuana. By one estimate, it takes nearly half an hour to recover focus fully for the task at hand after an interruption.”

December 12, 2017

https://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21732141-evidence-mixed-it-seems-clear-however-they-are-making-us

“…`general intelligence’, the ability of a computer to perform any human task without being explicitly programmed to do so.”

December 11, 2017

https://www.economist.com/news/business/21732125-tech-giants-are-investing-billions-transformative-technology-google-leads-race