How to fix the cycle industry’s Achilles heel

How to tackle the cycle trade's Achilles' heel: how to avoid the worst from the worst practices, and avoid the biggest risks.The problem is, we don't know how to do that.In the world of agriculture, where every aspect of life, from how to grow crops to how to sell them to how people move around the world are regulated, there is little that can be done about it.There is no regulation of how crops...

‘Automated Banking’ is a tech term: How Apple and Amazon are redefining banking

I think that one of the great things about automation is that it allows us to focus on what we need to focus our minds on, rather than what's important for our jobs.So, if you want to know why the world's largest bank, JP Morgan Chase, is going to invest in automation, you can go to its new CEO.But if you think about the way automation's been in the last two decades, it's focused on the jobs.In...

How to count your bike parts using loose notes

The loose note counting machines have been a popular way to track your bike's performance for many years, but a new patent filed in the United States today could potentially make them a lot more useful.The patent, filed by Bicycles.com, outlines a method for counting the number of parts a bike uses in a particular ride.The device works by using a loose note pad to measure the number (or "note...