Why Taxing Automation is a Bad Idea

Talking Logistics

Late last year, a San Francisco politician launched a statewide campaign to raise money for a California ballot that would penalize private enterprise for embracing automation in the workplace. But California is not the first to raise this idea.

Transportation Innovation 2018


As of February 26, 2018, California allows fully autonomous cars without safety drivers to test on public roads. There are currently 50 companies testing nearly 300 autonomous vehicles that are licensed with the California DMV.

The Future Is Now for Logistics

Material Handling & Logistics

A recent California Supreme Court decision holding that independent contractors cannot be in the same business as those who use them is expected to wipe out the use of independent contractor drivers in the courier and trucking industries. The capacity crunch and technology are reshaping ?the

A vision for a transparent global Rare Earth Element system using blockchain technology


It is forecasted that by 2026, demand will mainly be linked to the rise in clean energy technology, in particular for neodymium-iron-boron (NdFeB) magnets –– critical components for electric and hybrid vehicles as well as wind turbines.

Time to Reimagine STEM Education from Bottom to Top

Enterra Insights

The Executive Summary of the American Institutes for Research “ STEM 2026 ” report states, “The complexities of today’s world require all people to be equipped with a new set of core knowledge and skills to solve difficult problems, gather and evaluate evidence, and make sense of information they receive from varied print and, increasingly, digital media.