NYC via Stanford, CA and Dubuque, IA. Lover of markets, technology, travel and sports.
My Three All-Time Favorites:
Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo (Excerpt) — A woman spends a year living in an Indian slum and writes a non-fiction novel about her fellow residents.
in a new yorker piece awhile back, james surowiecki argued that “in a world where companies increasingly know about their business in real time, it makes no sense that public reporting mostly follows the old quarterly schedule.”
(Inspired by two recent WSJ articles on WalMart’s ecommerce efforts)
My gut reaction is that it will take a major shift towards consumers really valuing same-day delivery in the very near term for WalMart to have a real…