Like something straight out of a Neal Stephenson novel, Bitcoin has cyberpunk sex appeal. It foreshadows a radical change in the social and economic order and is shrouded with a mystique and aura that can be difficult to penetrate.
To survive, even the most successful companies have to be willing to quickly dispense with yesterday’s winning business plan
Would you give up air travel for $100,000? What about foregoing automotive travel for $500,000? Why or why not?
The petty tyrants that occupy county zoning offices or health departments are exactly why we can’t have nice things.
Two front-page stories in the Metro section of Monday’s Washington Post depict protected service providers desperately trying to fight off innovations that might serve customers better and threaten the comfortable incomes of the established providers.
“We’re going to need to see your birth certificate,” the manager said, making a notation on my employment application, “But you’re hired. Show up a 10 a.m. on Thursday for training.” I was too young and dumb to realize he was calling my bluff. I had to be 16 to take the job and I […]