Pan de yuca, also known as cheese bread or yuca bread, are yummy melt in your mouth warm breads made with cheese and yuca or cassava starch.
This was a favorite during a trip to Argentina (through I’ve been told it’s Brazilian). Ken and one of the kids is making it tonight at home. Yum!
GM takes a public step into driverless car tech
CEO Mary Barra announced recently that the auto giant is pairing up with others to deploy 120 miles of technology-enabled highways around Detroit. via Fortune
Market reaction to #AppleLive: Hated it. Not so bad. Love it. Not really. This sucks. Just as we expected. Terrible.
“What he discovered is that this kind of transparency often has an unintended consequence: It can leave employees feeling vulnerable and exposed. When that happens, they conceal any conduct that deviates from the norm so that they won’t have to explain it. Unrehearsed, experimental behaviors sometimes stop altogether.” via The Transparency Trap, HBR
By using the mindset of business design, you can see metrics and KPIs as levers for innovation rather than just things to measure after the fact. For example, knowing the lifetime-value of a customer and the cost of acquisition might suggest that more innovation is needed to decrease customer churn.
For example, cellphone providers are obsessed with decreasing churn and will often offer amazing discounts if you threaten to move to another provider. This is because they know that the cost of keeping a customer is cheaper than the cost of acquiring a new one."
Business design, Peter J Thompson
CHINA’S MEGACITIES / In 2013, China counted six megacities, more than any other country in the world, with another eight cities having populations somewhere between 5 and 10 million. Most of today’s megacities emerged in the coastal provinces where urbanization and industrialization moved in tandem and at breakneck pace. The next generation of megacities, however, is likely to be found in China’s interior. Yujiapu, “China’s new Manhattan,” is located on the outskirts of the megacity Tianjin, about 100 miles south of Beijing.