Drones delivering Walmart packages! Extending your office lease? Better think twice. Just when you thought you’d hired the perfect new employees, they reconsider and jump ship. Looking for Starbuck’s in Russia? Hurry, they too are leaving the country. And urban planning, abandoned 600 years ago, has been found in Bolivia.
Deja vu. “The Greatest Show on Earth”, dining dress codes and ad-supported streaming are all making a comeback! Concerts and exercise? Coldplay wants you to help power their next show by riding a bike at their concerts. Lastly, after being in Russia 32 years, McDonald’s plans to start “de-arching” and sell all its restaurants.
Gigalab, a portable recycling lab where trash goes in, and treasure comes out. Not so fast Zoom, people don’t want you tracking their emotions, how creepy. But it looks like ICE sees more than Americans have been told. Meanwhile, you may want to re-consider buying an EV as America’s antiquated electric infrastructure may not get you there. Lastly, think twice before heading to college, it’s no longer the “golden ticket” to the American Dream.
While most of us have returned to our crowded pre-pandemic behaviors, the most women ever were appointed to Fortune 500 boards last year. So, you think too much of your personal info is out there? Google will now let you submit requests to remove it. Meanwhile “nonfunctional” grass in the Southwest will soon to be history. And if you can’t bear to throw out your old photos, convert them to digital and keep them forever!
So, the grass isn’t always greener when it comes to taking a new job. But, to retire in style, you’ll need one. Tired of video conferencing? Zoom just made it a bit more fun. If you’ve ever wanted to design your own emoji, now’s your chance. And lastly, Apple has finally opened the gates to DIY repairs.
After working from home for the past two years, of course RTO is going to be annoying. But evidently, it’s a great year to be graduating and starting work. Thankfully cash stuffing will help you save money while you’re checking out the new digital Rolling Stone format. And who knew bird-friendly beef is the new thing?
A good-for-kids social platform? Remote work - same pay, discuss! And, the latest employee get me/keep me requirement. Dress that salad with hemp seeds and Amazon sellers (thus we buyers) will be ponying up for an inflation fee.
Highrise farms are on the, well, rise, as is new business. Forecasts projected to get more cloudy, apparently like our lungs which are filling with microplastics. In the meanwhile, Twitter is aflutter about its testing of an edit function.
What’s old is new again with that job you left, food bank lines and, remember landlines? Meanwhile office occupancy trends continue their downward track and Ukraine – good on you if you’re sending money, just don’t get scammed.