Month: January 2018

Remember Retail Stores?

It was my first year as president of a major electronics retailer facing a serious financial crisis. “Decker, get in here,” I called to the closest analyst who wasn’t watching videos on a smartphone. “Yes, sir.” “We have a problem. It’s the future. Our cars are driven by computers. Our coastal cities have all been…

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Remember That Mysterious Space Object?

Remember that strange elongated object hurtling through our Solar System from another star? The object – named ’Oumuamua for easy reference – that was so strange and so elongated that scientists said that rather than an asteroid, it was probably a spaceship containing alien technology? One minute they were speculating on how the aliens’ smartphones…

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