26-09-2018 - Hits:1269 - Ruth Fisher
Timeline of US Marijuana Laws
California Is Different from Other Legalized States
Description and Implications of CA Legislation
Marijuana Supply Chain Regulations and Realities
Players of the CA Market Transition Game
CA Market Evolution to Date
Future Market Evolution
California is currently transitioning from illegal and semi-legal markets for marijuana to legal markets. The black and...Read more
29-08-2018 - Hits:1445 - Ruth Fisher
Before we can understand the issues related to 360°, 3D, AR and VR technologies, we have to understand some key concepts.
Immersion and Presence
The goal of 360°, 3D, AR and VR technologies is to immerse users in an environment, so that they feel they have been “teleported” to this new...Read more
10-08-2018 - Hits:749 - Ruth Fisher
Which actions should government take to spur economic activity during economic recessions?
Liberals tend to believe in Demand Side Economics, that is, demand drives the economy. So during recessions, government should stimulate demand through spending. Conservatives, on the other hand, tend to believe in Supply Side Economics, that is, supply drives...Read more
26-06-2018 - Hits:839 - Ruth Fisher
Business projects, government programs, and social activities. We make plans and projections for the activities we are going to undertake. Yet, when we actually implement the programs, all too often, the results don’t turn out as well as we had planned. Why not?
I had a client, for example, that employed...Read more
03-05-2018 - Hits:1318 - Ruth Fisher
Electric scooters (“e-scooters”) are one of the latest hot new tech toys on the scene. Several start-ups have unloaded thousands of rentable e-scooters onto the streets of major cities in the US. The scooters offer users a cheap and convenient way to travel short distances across town. These scooters are...Read more
07-04-2018 - Hits:1009 - Ruth Fisher
Mapping apps, such as Waze and Google Maps, have created enormous value for users by helping them get to where they’re going faster. As least initially, when few people were using mapping apps, the apps were particularly helpful for individual users in rerouting them around traffic problems. However, now that...Read more
19-03-2018 - Hits:1210 - Ruth Fisher
Suppose a friend told you that he was planning on doing a TED Talk, and he asked your advice on how to make his talk one of the most popular TED Talks out there. What would you tell him?
This is exactly the type of question Data Scientists seek to answer...Read more
09-03-2018 - Hits:1835 - Ruth Fisher
Smartphone manufacturers, such as Apple and Samsung, have thrived for the past fifteen years using a specific business model that involves
(i) Swiftly releasing next generation products that contain significant advancements over previous generations of products, and
(ii) Selling next generation technologies at a premium.
However, more recently, sales of used and refurbished...Read more