In The Beginning…

Way back in the 1950’s and 1960’s IBM had a near monopoly on all things computing and hardware. We’ll call this the Hardware Era and they dominated it with their mainframes, mini-computers and, it seemed, the PC that was coming onto the scene.

However an open source PC hardware standard was introduced which allowed a new upstart company — you might have heard of them — Microsoft to develop their operating system and have it run on any computer built to those PC hardware specs. …


So after our previous piece introducing Clean Meat I got in contact with Paul Shapiro, author of the Washington Post bestseller book Clean Meat: How Growing Meat without Animals Will Revolutionize Dinner and the World, to get an even more accurate answer to some of the more specific questions I still had on the matter. We also discussed something quite critical that I’ll get to after the questions.

Paul is one of the worlds leading experts on Clean Meat having actually tasted it as early as 2014. He’s spoken at numerous TEDx talks and published hundreds of articles on the matter. …


With the drone industry being only a few years old it’s exciting to see them continually innovating and coming out with new advancements just like we saw with smartphones around a decade ago. But what will we see over the next one to two years? Are we going to see a rapid improvement like we have over the past two years? Or will it be a much slower change? Let’s take a look!

Two Different Markets

To start to answer these questions about what we will likely see in the future, I’m going to split things up into two different sections. …

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