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Can zippy startup ideas and code speed local food to urban plates?

To understand how a San Francisco startup set out to narrow the distance between farmers and buyers, you have to begin with Meat Club.

The year was 2010, and Kathryn Aaker had joined, despite all of the warnings and disclaimers in the… 2,752 more words


Attempt at Posting a Matrix, Ugh

Hello everyone,

I created a matrix for comparing blog hosting sites for my Business Technology class. Creating the matrix was pretty simple, but posting it to this post has been a  little frustrating. 119 more words

Inside the virtual workforce: an army of software robots revolutionising enterprise innovation

Despite decades of investments in IT, knowledge work has been largely unaffected by productivity technologies up to this point. However, the landscape is quickly changing, due largely to the rise of the virtual workforce, and specifically, robots, who are able to efficiently and seamlessly complete mundane, process oriented tasks. 748 more words

How the Bay Area's last slaughterhouse dodged the axe

An hour north of San Francisco is where you’ll find the last slaughterhouse in the Bay Area. I drove right by it at first — it’s just a low-slung collection of one-story rectangular buildings and prefab trailers behind a high fence. 3,772 more words


Congratulations, Yellowstone! You're having giant magma twins

Earth’s gynecologists — er, a group of scientists — took a sonogram of Yellowstone National Park’s pregnant belly and announced yesterday in the journal Science… 255 more words

Business & Technology

Who should profit from solar energy?

This story is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

In the ongoing wars over solar energy, one power company is consistently painted as the archetypal, mustache-twirling nemesis of clean electricity: Arizona Public Service. 1,389 more words

Climate & Energy

Domestic abuse video

I created this video for Business Technology class. It is about domestic violence and how to help the Solution Center. The Solution Center helps victims of domestic violence and the homeless. 53 more words