Smarter Farming

Nearly three-quarters of the world’s 4 million metric ton annual cocoa bean crop is grown in West Africa, where farmers often must overcome challenges...

Will You Ever Drink Beer From A Wooden Bottle?

At 2015’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Carlsberg Group announced its intention to develop the first-ever biodegradable wood fiber bottle by 2018. It’s a serious...

The Emerging Model For Animal Nutrition

The world’s growing population will demand more food between now and 2050 than was produced during the previous 8,000 years, according to Leo den Hartog,...

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News that Tesla may be considering its own streaming music service suggests there’s no limit to what it could do. I want a Tesla...

Is Big Data A Black Swan Killer?

The dream of big data is to make experience predictable, and black swan theory says it can’t be done, at least not wholly reliably....

The Oldest Innovation: Monopoly

Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods is further evidence of its plan to corner the market on retail. It’s about consolidation, not innovation. In fact, controlling...