Jeffrey Elzemeyer

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Carry That Weight: Samoa Air Charges Passengers By Pounds, Not Seats

Samoa Air has taken a novel and extraordinary measure to cope with rising obesity-- the carrier is charging passengers based on how much they weigh, …

Four Ideas for Creating Mobile Strategy

Mobile technology presents all marketers with a tantalizing proposition. Mobile devices function like an extension of ourselves, present throughout every moment of our day, an arm’s reach away at night, and panic-inducing when outside our reach. They are globally ubiquitous, and ownership …

Venezuela’s Chance to Escape the “Resource Curse”

What’s next for Venezuela’s economy, in the post-Chavez era?<p>To find out, I called Francisco Monaldi, Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Professor of Latin American Studies at the Harvard Kennedy School, and Professor at Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administracion (IESA) in Caracas, Venezuela. He’s a …

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FORTUNE — Earlier this month, President Obama proposed spending $2 billion over the next decade to find an alternative to operating cars and trucks on oil — an idea that has been catnip to the political class. Previous presidents and congresses have sought favor with voters by spending on …

Harvesting Energy From Vibrating Railroad Tracks Will Make Trains Safer

Zuo was passing through a remote rural area when his eyes trained on an upcoming road crossing. It had neither gates nor powered signs.<p>While considering the danger to motorists who might not be cognizant of an oncoming train, he became aware of the vibrations passing through the railcar that were …

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