Portable Power

February 26, 2010

In yesterday's post entitled Better Batteries or No Batteries at All, I discussed some of the research being conducted and … Continued

Better Batteries or No Batteries at All

February 25, 2010

The information age is as much an age of electricity as it is an age of digitization — and that … Continued

Update on Niger

February 24, 2010

I first discussed the country of Niger last April in a post entitled Commodity Economics: Feast or Famine. The post … Continued

Filling the Supply Chain Black Hole

February 23, 2010

Lora Cecere, a market analyst with whom Enterra Solutions recently started working, writes a blog under the title Supply Chain … Continued

Food Security: Globalization versus Self-Sufficiency

February 22, 2010

Politicians continually bring up the subjects of energy and food security; but they mostly discuss them in economic terms. They … Continued

Changing Business Models in the Energy Sector

February 19, 2010

There remain a number of ongoing debates about achieving energy security in the United States and most of those debates … Continued

Education and Training: Enabling the Developing World’s Future

February 18, 2010

In yesterday's post entitled The Future Belongs to the Young, I promised to write a post about a series of … Continued

The Future Belongs to the Young

February 17, 2010

Antoine de Saint-Exupery (1900-1944), whose most famous work was The Little Prince, once wrote: "As for the future, your task … Continued

Precision Agriculture

February 16, 2010

Benjamin Franklin, one of America’s founding fathers, once quipped, “There seem to be but three ways for a nation to … Continued

Roads to Prosperity

February 15, 2010

Roads have enjoyed an important metaphorical (as well as actual) place in man's history. Roads characterized the greatness of the … Continued

Entrepreneurism: Creating Value versus Making Bets

February 12, 2010

This is the final post in my week-long series about entrepreneurism. As an entrepreneur, you can understand my bias towards … Continued

Becoming or Supporting an Entrepreneur: Your Choice

February 11, 2010

This is the fourth in a series of posts about entrepreneurs. I'd like to begin this post with the story … Continued

Optimism, Entrepreneurs, and Prosperity

February 10, 2010

This is the third post in a short series about entrepreneurism. The cynical journalist Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914) defined optimism as: … Continued

What It Takes to Be an Entrepreneur

February 9, 2010

Yesterday, I began a series of posts about entrepreneurship with one entitled Want to Be an Entrepreneur? Take A Test … Continued

Want to Be an Entrepreneur? Take A Test to See If You Have the Right Stuff

February 8, 2010

This is the first in a series of posts about entrepreneurs and entrepreneurism. As an entrepreneur myself, I'm obviously biased … Continued

Lectures on Africa

February 5, 2010

Amber Johnson, who works for Online Colleges, a website dedicated to bringing "top-notch news, reviews and hot topics in the … Continued

An Update on Guinea

February 4, 2010

Last October I published a post entitled Guinea: A Setback for Africa. The focus of that post was a brutal … Continued

Concern Growing Over Energy, Water, and Hydraulic Fracturing

February 3, 2010

Energy security continues to be a focus issue for politicians around the world. One can't discuss energy, however, without also … Continued

Emerging Market Nations Continue to Fare Better than Others

February 2, 2010

In a recent post entitled Brazil’s Growing Middle Class, I discussed how well Brazil is coping with the current recession. … Continued

The Big Shift: Organizations in the Age of Information

February 1, 2010

In a recent post entitled The Age of Cyberwars, I referenced an op-ed column by Thomas Friedman ["Is China an … Continued