Tag Archives: Steve Jobs

China’s Powder Keg

Right off the bat I have to say that when it comes to appreciating the journalistic excellence of the New York Times I take a back seat to no one.  And I mean that; no one. And I particularly love their ability to spot and write about a fascinating or late-breaking trend.  That’s why this […]

From the Shop Floor — The Week in Manufacturing (10/7/2011)

There’s one New York-based market analyst I’ve heard of who uses the volume of cloth napkins used each month by restaurants in and around Manhattan as an economic barometer of the business climate, figuring that cloth napkins translate into expense account lunches and dinners.  Others analysts track the financial performance of premium overnight shippers like […]

Steve Jobs — Hungry and Foolish to the Very End

Yesterday I happened to be in, of all places, San Francisco — just north of Silicon Valley — when I heard about Steve Jobs’ death.  And while a hundred or so thoughts jumped to mind that I wanted to share with you, in the end I decided to let Jobs’ own words speak for themselves. Below […]