Disclosure – I own Tesla stock and am very optimistic about the Company’s future Scenario One —BMW/Mercedes but with better long term margins Overview: Tesla is unsuccessful at disrupting the entire auto-industry, instead scaling to become a mid-sized luxury auto maker, similar to BMW group, by 2022 (eg. ~1 million vehicles per year, up from ~100,000 … More My Tesla Thesis
It sounds unorthodox, but networks of dockless electric scooters and electric bikes could prove to be the technology that finally allows urban city dwellers to reduce dependency on cars, and in turn allow for cities to finally evolve into sustainable hubs with improved quality of life for its residents. Last week I cycled across San … More The Transport sector is now more polluting than Power plants. Electric cars are not the only answer.
It wasn’t until I attended the under-reported and casually dismissed Women’s March that I appreciated how Women must feel all the time. Feelings of hope, empowerment, and unity I had first felt in Washington DC a year ago came rushing back as we inched our way down a sunny Central Park West on a beautiful … More It wasn’t until I attended the under-reported and casually dismissed Women’s March that I appreciated how Women must feel all the time
This post was originally posted on Medium. View it here. Cliché “Brexit” photo courtesy of Marketwatch As you may imagine, coverage of the “Brexit” debate in the US has played second fiddle to the ongoing train-wreck that is the 2016 US Presidential election; but with obvious personal interest in the outcome, I have followed the … More From across the pond… my view on “Brexit” as an Englishman in NYC
“Operated by NYC Bike Share LLC” This phrase, posted under the Citi Bike logo on the Redistribution vans which shuttle bikes from station to station, has often made me stop and wonder, who exactly is that? As I looked for an answer, I stumbled upon mini-revelation after mini-revelation, and as I write this post I … More Citi Bike’s complicated ownership structure masks a brilliant business strategy
The pension system is a broken system that is quietly driving us over the cliff to another financial disaster, and worse, a potential human tragedy. Yes, I’m talking about social security, the system that helps Grannies and Grandads enjoy their golden years. Most people may not have much of an opinion on social security; those that … More I hate the Social Security system. Let’s fix it.
Last week I won Fordham’s Business Ethics Case Competition!! Here’s the video of our winning entry (10 minute presentation + 8 minutes of Q&A): I will now be representing Fordham at IBECC in New Orleans in April, alongside teammates KC Schmitz, Lauren Teske and Gabi Cinkova! Our winning entry was focused around what type of … More Which Ethical Framework should be built into Self-Driving Cars?
View the Original version of this post on Medium here: https://medium.com/@rossyg92/privacy-inequality-is-coming-and-it-does-not-look-pretty Today we are on a technological precipice. Falling off the edge will lead us on a collision course to a new dimension of social inequality, a world in which access to privacy is out of reach for a large segment of society. Article 12 of … More Privacy Inequality is Coming, and It Does Not Look Pretty
Charities are essential for addressing the needs of those not served under a free market, but they just don’t give me the bang for the buck I am looking for as a student trying to make the biggest impact in the world on a student budget. I don’t know about you, but I want to … More Why I Don’t Donate To Charity… Yet
Last week it was announced by the Center for Disease Control that obesity rates for toddlers had plummeted by 43% in a decade, and while the obesity epidemic is still a serious, serious problem, the scale of which was starkly outlined in an Economist Special Report last year, it appears that we may have turned a … More Daily Ramble: The system that reduced obesity in toddlers by 43% should now be applied to Global Warming