Monthly Archives: May 2013

Dee Adams’ Online Class

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Biz Quiz 1. True or false? The Wright brothers tried to start an African-American newspaper but couldn’t make any money in the competitive field, so they turned to aviation. 2. Which of these occupations have to be concerned about repetitive … Continue reading

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Two Interviews with Shoestring Entrepreneurs

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Charlie Rose American-born chef, Daniel Rose, now has a famous restaurant in Paris. During 20-minute interview, he reveals details of how  he figured out his niche and went from a tiny space without heat and with one employee…himself… to new quarters … Continue reading

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Bad Product Design

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Deadly Consequences If you watch America’s Test Kitchen, then you’ll know that the critique of products is a regular feature on the PBS Program.Sometimes, host Christopher Kimball admits to being shocked by the total incompetence of some of the product … Continue reading

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The Black Russian by Vladimir Alexandrov

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Princeton Professor Uncovers Lost History An unexpected sentence in a Russian memoir startled the Princeton professor. He decided to investigate the mention of a famous African American man living in Moscow. Intrigued, the professor of languages and literature had studied … Continue reading

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