YOU CAN’T cook an egg without an egg. Pretty simple, I guess, but all the same James had attempted to demonstrate his electronic egg cooker invention to five fiery dragons on Dragons’ Den and had forgotten to put an egg in it.
WHAT is the value of a network? The economist Paul Ormerod recently wrote a fascinating article for City A.M. on the subject, which tried to explain the relative poverty of northern cities compared to the urban south.
Gold experts Georges Lequime and Paul Tustain, both speaking at City A.M.’s Active Trader Conference this year, give their perspectives on recent moves in the price, what drives the precious metal, and what will happen next
IMAGINE you invent the pen in a world of only pencils. You are so excited – you are going to change people’s lives! Pens are easier to write with, easier to read, and don’t need sharpening. You dream of success.
JASON Goldberg and Bradford Shellhammer, founders of the overnight internet sensation Fab.com, were almost too busy for our conversation to take place. That may be an occupational hazard if you’ve made it your mission to “change the world”.
I THINK I closed my eyes as the other boy pounded my face, punch after punch. It seemed I had no defence. Trying to hit him back or to block him was just useless. The minister eventually broke us up, and it was only then that I burst out crying.
LAST November, Nick Clegg hit headlines when he made a speech on flexible working. His proposal may only have extended the right to request flexible working hours to all employees, but this phenomenon is here to stay.