4 min read · From 2018 · In what just might be the wildest thing anyone has ever built from LEGO, the company behind the bricks has built a full-size, driveable model of the Bugatti Chiron supercar.
4 min read · Aug 1st · Amazon, Google, Apple and Microsoft all reported record-breaking profits but recent Biden administration moves suggest US tech’s easy ride is over
The coronavirus shook the world economy to its core but for the US tech giants it has proven a bonanza of historic proportions.
In back-to-back corporate earnings releases Google, Apple and Microsoft all reported record-breaking quarterly sales and profits. Facebook doubled its profits and reported its fastest growth in five years. In the last three months alone the US’s five largest tech companies made combined profits of over $68bn.
We are looking at a Blade Runner future, a world where a handful of companies will dominate all economic activity,
2 min read · Jul 9th · After 72 years and billions of interlocking polymer toy bricks, at last the company has an eco alternative
Each year, more than 380 million metric tons of plastic is produced worldwide. Lego is responsible for 100,000 metric tons of it.
That 100,000 metric tons of polymer was last year turned into 110 billion bricks.
What’s more, the vast majority of those 110 billion bricks, as much as 80 percent, were made from acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene, or ABS, a petroleum-based thermoplastic prized for its strength and rigidity. ABS does not like being recycled, because it loses those sturdy qualities.
8 min read · From 2018 · Something has changed inside Apple Retail stores. On a recent trip to my local Apple Store on a Sunday afternoon, it was actually difficult to get up close to the Apple Watch tables. People were…