Joost Mooijweer

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4 types de whisky qui se révèlent être de très bons investissements - Le Figaro Vin

Et l’envolée des prix de bouteilles exceptionnelles ne devrait pas s’arrêter en si bon chemin, les rendant synonymes de bons investissements. Expert …

Vin

How Democratic Is the Euro?

If the European Union is to remain viable and democratic at the same time, policymakers will have to pay closer attention to the demanding …

Economics

New Loadstar LongRead: How Belt & Road will transform logistics in China and Asia

Eurasia is the world’s largest market, home to some 70% of the global population and 70% of its GDP; and China, via its Belt and Road Initiative …

Qatar Airways

Position recognition in chess

The recent article by Qiyu Zhou on pattern recognition was very well received — by our readers and in academic circles. At the end of the article, …

Journalism

Market insight: As Flexport focuses on market share, can it match its ambitions?

After discussing last week how much Flexport could be worth under three different scenarios for revenue growth, profitability and funding mix, I now …

Investing

The 15 best golf practice games

With everything competing for your attention in 2018, it’s difficult to find time to work on your golf game. Chances are when you do, you’re just hitting a few balls at the range, which likely won’t accomplish much in terms of improvement.<p>If you really want to get better, you need to make the most …

Golf

Physics Face-off: The Momentum Principle vs. Newton's 2nd Law

Consider the following physics problem.<p>An object with a mass of 1 kg and a velocity of 1 m/s in the x-direction has a net force of 1 Newton pushing …

Physics

Artificial Intelligence (AI) In China: The Amazing Ways Tencent Is Driving It's Adoption

<b>Tencent Holdings</b><p>Tencent is a Chinese tech company founded in 1998 and based in Shenzhen that hosts 55% of China’s mobile internet usage on its platforms. Its mission is to “become the most respected internet enterprise.” The company is China’s biggest social network company with 1 billion users on …

Artificial Intelligence

Chess and Corporate Strategy: JCU Welcomes Luca Desiata

1+<p>According to Luca Desiata, author of <i>Chess and Corporate Strategy</i>, knowing how to play chess is an essential skill for managers because it improves …

Artificial Intelligence

Market insight: Flexport – a Silicon Valley darling, but what’s it worth?

“There seems to be a real disconnect as always between the freight world and the venture capital world. What I’ve told our employees after every …

Investing

Pattern recognition in chess

Is there a correlation between the strength in chess of players and their ability to recall a position in chess using short-term memory? This was the …

Chess

On the origins of chess (2/5)

"Never play with drunkards and desperate men and quarrelsome people for it leads to a brawl”. Chess researcher SERGIO NEGRI continues his deep dive …

On the origins of chess (1/5)

In September 2017, in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sergio Negri, a researcher specialized in chess of Argentine origin, completed an epic …

Global Logistics and Warehouse Robot Market Report 2018 with Case Studies from Amazon and DHL

Dublin, May 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Logistics and Warehouse Robot Market: Focus on Robot Type and End-User - Analysis and Forecast …

Has wine gone bad?

If you were lucky enough to dine at Noma, in Copenhagen, in 2011 – which had just been crowned as the “best restaurant in the world” – you might have been served one of its signature dishes: a single, raw, razor clam from the North Sea, in a foaming pool of aqueous parsley, topped with a dusting of …

Wine

Classics | Humanities

Family and work for starters, according to a new TV documentary.<p>Was the den mother of modernism a fascist?<p>Andrew Jackson stares down the national …

Diamond Cut Diamond: Tal v Keres – the untold story

<b></b><b> Jimmy Adams</b> In <i>The Treasury of Chess Lore</i>, compiled by Fred Reinfeld, a long time ago I read an article ‘Recollections of Alekhine’ by Harry …

Unnatural Economics (Wonkish)

Is the natural rate hypothesis dead? Maybe. Probably.<p>From the mid-1970s until just the other day, the overwhelming view in macroeconomics was that there is no long-run tradeoff between unemployment and inflation, that any attempt to hold unemployment below some level determined by structural …

Economics

Cookiewall

Volkskrant.nl gebruikt cookies om u een optimale gebruikerservaring te bieden<p>Volkskrant.nl gebruikt cookies en vergelijkbare technologieën (cookies) …

New 'Monsanto Papers' Add To Questions Of Regulatory Collusion, Scientific Mischief

The other shoe just dropped.<p>Four months after the publication of a batch of internal Monsanto Co. documents stirred international controversy, a new trove of company records was released early Tuesday, providing fresh fuel for a heated global debate over whether or not the agricultural chemical …

Some said it couldn’t be done, but Bradley Jacobs is forging new shipper services by integrating assets and resources from across XPO Logistics’ diverse operating network.

How China Is Buying Its Way Into Europe

By Andre TartarAndre Tartar, Mira RojanasakulMira Rojanasakul and Jeremy Scott DiamondJeremy Scott Diamond<p>Published:<p>For more than a decade, Chinese …

China

3 ways AI will upend logistics

Dive Brief:<p>In a joint report discussing artificial intelligence (AI), DHL and IBM outline practical use cases for AI in the logistics industry.<br>• The …

The de-dollarization in China

The US dollar is so important in today’s economy for three main reasons: the huge amount of petrodollars; the use of the dollar as the world’s …

Better Than Amazon? How Bradley Jacobs Turned A $63M Bet Into A $12 Billion Transportation Empire

Decades ago, Bradley Jacobs studied math and piano (classical and jazz) at Bennington and Brown before dropping out to make money. Now the balding 61-year-old CEO of XPO Logistics invokes that background to explain how he’s parlayed sequential roll-ups in the gritty businesses of garbage …

Waste Management

The Global Trade Game

History is less likely than game theory to provide useful insights into where the latest trade dispute between the US and China may be heading. The …

Analysis: WiseTech looks a winner if M&A activity hots up in the hi-tech arena

Most of my coverage of the freight and logistics industry has concentrated on transport carriers, integrators and the bigger freight forwarders, with …

Moving with the times

IT WAS seven years ago when Ken Koh gave an ultimatum to his father, then-CEO and eponymous founder of Yang Kee Logistics.<p>The company was at a …

Landmacht zoekt langdurig partnerschap voor nieuw logistiek centrum

<b>Defensie is bezig zich te ontwikkelen tot een zogenoemde Adaptieve Krijgsmacht, die snel en adequaat kan reageren op onvoorziene omstandigheden.</b> …

Forwarders face extinction in 10 years if they don’t ‘go digital’, says report

Forwarders are still reluctant to fully embrace the digital revolution, with some 25% failing to provide adequate online contact and sales forms.<br>A …