AstroNova (NASDAQ:ALOT) and Creative Technology (OTCMKTS:CREAF) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, risk, earnings and valuation. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of recent ratings and […]

In this new age of genomic epidemiology, so-called “Microbe Hunters” are combining whole genome sequencing technology with epidemiological data. This has allowed major improvements in our understanding of the natural history of pathogens and other drivers of disease. A recent paper published in Cell highlights how this knowledge is being […]

Popular hardware finagler Foone Turing has played Doom on a pregnancy test. Doom is an iconic 1993 game that has inspired decades of games, and even real research. Turing swapped the original screen and controller with tiny replacements and added a keyboard. No “first-person shooter” jokes, please: A hardware wonk […]

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2. Ben Sin Last year’s Samsung Galaxy Fold technically wasn’t the first folding phone to hit the market. A Chinese brand named Royole had beaten Samsung to the punch by months. Huawei, too, launched a foldable around the same time the Fold hit retailers last […]

Mangy_Dog A modern LED replica of the vintage F/A-18 display. Mangy_Dog explains in this video that he became intrigued with the notion of creating a modern LED replica of the 1970s-vintage McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 fighter jet’s archaic digital display panels as a part of an aborted project to produce a […]

Look into any kitchen in the country and you’re likely to find an assortment of utensils, small appliances, and gadgets that don’t serve many purposes beyond collecting dust. (Really, you probably don’t need those pewter corn cob holders.) But fear of clutter shouldn’t dissuade you from picking up a few […]

I’m teaching my first non-lean startup class in a decade at Stanford next week: Technology, Innovation and Modern War: Keeping America’s Edge in an Era of Great Power Competition. The class is joint listed in Stanford’s International Policy department as well as in the Engineering School, in the department of Management Science and Engineering. Load […]