...A lot. As you can see, there have been many food delivery startups to come to life since 2011 (even then, this photo only shows those with at least $5 million in funding!). At first these delivery services may not seem like tech-companies...they are! It's similar to how "Amazon was once just a bookstore." There are two … Continue reading How many ways can you get food delivered?
Background Founding Story: In 1950, Sam Walton (known as Mr. Sam) opened a five-and-dime store after gaining retail experience from working in other businesses. This retail store of inexpensive goods was very successful, which inspired Sam to open a store of similar style, with more options but maintaining those cheap prices, called Walmart in 1962 … Continue reading Walmart…a tech company?
Hi Everyone! I selected the book “Big Data: A Revolution that will Transform how we live, work, think“ by Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier to read. I chose this book because I had heard the term “big data” used very often, but struggled to understand what it meant exactly. Fortunately, this book was able to … Continue reading “Big Data: A Revolution…” Book Summary
Hi Everyone! My name is Katie Bailey and I am from Cape Cod, MA (yes, people do live there during the winter). I am a junior in MCAS majoring in economics. I also come from a “BC Family”. My dad and older brother went to BC, and my younger brother is a current freshman. We … Continue reading Intro