Urban Carbon Efficiency Could Save Trillions

Hamilton Nolan · 09/09/15 09:28AM

The global discussion about cutting carbon emissions often centers on how much it would cost in the short term. But in the long term, trillions of dollars could be saved.

Down With Meetings

Hamilton Nolan · 11/21/14 10:44AM

Many of you have jobs in which you are required to regularly attend "meetings." Meetings about budgets, or staffing, or strategy, or one million other arcane workplace topics. I would like to point out, to your boss: "meetings," as a practice, are an enormous waste of time.

Faster, Starbucks Robots!

Hamilton Nolan · 08/04/09 12:00PM

You, Starbucks worker: Your inefficiencies are showing! You lean to scoop coffee at a sub-optimal angle! You waste precious seconds with your sloppy human movements! Improve efficiency, serve coffee two seconds faster on average! Move swiftly for mother company's glory!