The Failure of America’s New Policing Technologies

America’s adoption of advanced policing technologies, such as Shotspotter, has not significantly reduced crime rates. Despite substantial spending on these tools, clearance rates for crimes remain low, raising questions about their effectiveness.

The Ongoing Evolution of Self-Checkout in Retail

Self-checkout technology in retail has become a popular but controversial feature, as it is both loved and hated by consumers for its efficiency and frustrations. The implementation of self-checkout has surged over the past few years, but it is now facing challenges during the critical holiday shopping season. While some retailers are reducing or removing self-checkout options, others are enhancing their systems to combat theft and improve customer satisfaction.

The Demise of the ‘IBM Way’

IBM’s unique culture that led to its rise and eventual decline from industry dominance is explored, reflecting on its impact and transformation over time.