Meredith Ansell

June 20, 2013
World Poverty Comming to an End

Half Way There – World Wide Poverty Rate Drops by Half

If Finally Good News could wake up to any morning headline it would be “World Poverty Eliminated!” Maybe “Global Peace Achieved!” would be a close second. Either would be enough of a jolt to make me skip my cup of coffee. OK, my second cup of coffee was what I […]
June 11, 2013
Marissa Mayer apology

Marissa Mayer Makes Amends

  Marissa Mayer is steering Yahoo in bold new directions. A veteran of the internet, Yahoo was being left behind and struggling to find an identity at the same time. So hiring Mayer with her experience at ultra-hip Google was smart. She made an immediate impact with her policy of […]
June 6, 2013
Elon Musk

Elon Musk – A Modern Version of Howard Hughes?

Elon Musk is a talented entrepreneur and technologist. He’s known for wanting to have a positive impact on three areas that he believes will determine the future course of humanity: the internet, renewable energy, and space. He is sort of like a modern version of Howard Hughes in his obsession […]
June 4, 2013
Internet Killed The Video Store

Netflix Makes Nice… and Wins

Piracy of the online variety poses problems for positive-minded people. It may give us opportunities to alliterate, but it puts us in a dilemma. We like seeing good content spread beyond paywalls, especially when it can help the people it reaches. We also don’t recoil instantly when it’s digital piracy […]