Cuba’s Transitional Economic Policy
Cuba: it’s the mystical island where Hemingway developed his passion for mojitos, classic Chevrolets roll along the palm tree lined streets, and old men sporting thick mustaches and leathery tans sit on bar stools smoking finely crafted cigars. It’s no wonder that this time capsule, for so long insulated from the modernizing Western world, has …
Under the Influencer
Imagine living in a world where top fashion houses dressed you, footed the bill at stylish restaurants, and sent you on all-expenses paid trips around the globe. Better yet, imagine if these companies then sustained your livelihood in exchange for a few well-placed Instagrams to flatter their brands. For a select group of top tier …
The Legacy of Bellcore: Nilesh Shah’s Experience as an Employee at Bellcore in the 1980s
Bell Labs, renamed from the original Volta Laboratory founded by Alexander Graham Bell, has been credited with many amazing advancements in the fields of computer science and telecommunication like the invention of the C Programming language and the operating system Unix. It has a great and complicated history as a subsidiary of the American Telephone …
Sharks, Their Big Personalities, and Their Big Portfolios
While many generally consider finance and business to be some of the less thrilling topics for a TV show, ABC’s hit reality show Shark Tank brings the workings of business startups and venture capital to life for viewers, albeit in an overly dramatic and simplified way. The show brings us into the minds of the …