Robin Cook

September 29, 2013
Environmental Conservation and Biodiversity

Biodiversity’s Balance with Economic Growth

Economic growth and environmental conservation mix like oil and water, or so the conventional thinking goes. The Economist recently complicated this picture with a special report on biodiversity. The report concludes that middle-income economies take better care of their environments than struggling nations. What’s the tipping point for “middle income”? […]
August 28, 2013
Yoav Bruck

Behind the Scenes of the Maccabiah: Interview with Yoav Bruck

A friend of mine recently returned from a business trip to Israel. On this trip, he met an interesting Israeli businessman. The man’s name is Yoav Bruck and he is an Israeli swimmer who competed in three Olympic Games. Mr Bruck is also CEO of a sports tourism agency. Always […]
August 25, 2013
Washington Post

On Jeff Bezos’ Wish List: Amazon’s Founder Buys The Washington Post

The world of print news media is undergoing yet another convulsion. Some shake ups are clearly indicative of an industry that is, to put it mildly, struggling. Others may result in the birth of a new publishing model for the internet that meets the challenge of bloggers and free online […]
August 8, 2013
Holy Bible

Inside & Outside YouVersion’s Signature Bible App

Apps give us insight into the human condition. Case in point, a Bible app by YouVersion that now boasts 100 million users. That means nearly 66,000 tablet and smartphone owners are accessing YouVersion’s Bible every 1.3 seconds. This wireless “flock” translates into corporate clout. The app could make its designers […]