400,000 People Just Flocked to Paris to See the Future

A few weeks ago, some 400,000 people descended on the Paris-Le Bourget airport. They weren’t there to catch a plane — not technically speaking, anyway. Rather, they were there to catch a glimpse of the latest in commercial and military aircraft... And to take in the future of the aerospace… read more »

Friday, September 15, 2023

Building the Metaverse 2.0

Forty years ago, I had the chance of a lifetime. As a young reporter covering automotive trends for the Detroit News, I was invited on a European tour to meet with executives from the auto industry. During a stop in Brussels, I rented a Renault Fuego — she was a beauty!… read more »

Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Crumbling Roads and Bridges? Send in the Robots!

Last month, an iron worker was replacing suspension cables on the Ambassador Bridge, a 7,500-foot bridge connecting Detroit, Michigan to Ontario, Canada. He fell — and plunged 152 feet. Miraculously, he survived. He walked away with just a fractured right cheekbone and a few broken ribs. Not all repair-related accidents… read more »

Friday, September 8, 2023

The Pentagon Is Investing Heavily into This Technology — Now It's Your Turn

In America, we like big things — big cars, big houses, big meals, etc. We take pride in being the biggest and the baddest nation. But there's a problem... When it comes to military strength, the U.S. doesn't hold the top spot. In fact, America has about two million enlisted… read more »

Tuesday, September 5, 2023

Computers You Can Eat? They'll Be Here Soon

A while back, I was out to dinner with my wife when a man at a nearby table found a bug in his pasta. He had ordered spaghetti and meatballs — not spaghetti and meatballs with a side of a long-expired fly — and was understandably livid. He screamed and… read more »

Friday, September 1, 2023

Everyone's Running Toward Nvidia — Here's Why You Shouldn't Be

Software company Nvidia (NVDA) has stolen much of the spotlight recently — and with good reason. Last week, the company announced it doubled its quarterly earnings in a single year. That's a rare feat. Three months ago, Nvidia projected total sales of $11 billion for Q2 2023. Most analysts figured… read more »

Tuesday, August 29, 2023

Who Wins the Battle Between Humans and AI? Investors Like You

In the blockbuster film "Top Gun: Maverick," Tom Cruise's character sets out to prove that he's the world's best fighter pilot... Even better than a plane piloted by Artificial Intelligence ("AI"). Cruise comes out on top in the movie. But make no mistake: A human besting today's AI capabilities is… read more »

Friday, August 25, 2023

Liquid-Cooled Profits — Already Up 190% This Year

A few weeks ago, my television at home bought the farm. The culprit? A fried motherboard, the circuit containing a range of components that serve as the TV's "brain." Meanwhile, the same issue recently cost me my beloved stereo. Maybe you’ve experienced this problem, too. These days, everything from our… read more »

Tuesday, August 22, 2023

Where are the Double-Digit Gains? Ask the Soccer Moms

A friend of mine once penned a unique rock song. It didn't top any mainstream charts. But "Minivan Mama" did a good job of summing up the joys of the suburban mom — taking her kids to soccer practice, running errands, etc. That song was written during the height of… read more »

Friday, August 18, 2023

The Investment Sector I've Followed Since Childhood

There aren't many teenagers who have the inside scoop on military technology. But growing up, I was one of them. My dad was the senior military editor at Aviation Week & Space Technology, a weekly magazine reporting on all things aerospace. I also spent one summer interning for former U.S.… read more »

Tuesday, August 15, 2023