The Internet has been a boon for consumers. It allows online shoppers to compare prices, order direct from the manufacturer or a discount site, and enjoy the convenience of shopping anytime, anywhere from the comfort of one’s Internet device.
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The United States has changed the world in many ways. Our inventions, innovations and enterprising national nature impact people around the world every day, and for decades, one of the biggest feathers in America’s cap was our space program.
Policymakers and the public are wondering what the next big drivers of innovation will be that will propel the American economy forward and boost growth. One prospect is “big data”: the explosion of digital information being generated and stored by individual consumers and firms, from start-ups
Space still remains the final frontier for man, even after the Space Shuttle tried to make leaving the Earth's atmosphere seem routine. With what seems like infinite potential beyond this big blue marble we live on, it seems striking how underdeveloped and costly space remains.
Is the blog dead? A host of big name bloggers certainly think so.
The debate over federal defense too often is framed as a struggle between military hawks on the one hand and budget hawks on the other.
Manufacturing’s declining share of output isn’t a sign of economic weakness—it’s just the opposite. It’s a sign that advances in manufacturing productivity and efficiency are translating into lower prices for consumers
We need policies that will allow US manufacturers to become all the more competitive in the coming years.
Commoditize (v): The act of making a process, good or service easy to obtain by making it as uniform, plentiful and affordable as possible. Something becomes commoditized when one offering is nearly indistinguishable from another.