(8) Knowledge 2

(8) Knowledge 2 - Info & Tech II Business Policy (4441)...

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1 Business Policy (4441) Prof. Benjamin Cole Automotive Technology at Turn of Century Electric Combustion Performance Steam Potential (Height Unknown) Actual (Known) Given Three Competing Technologies, in Which Would You Invest? Why?!? Technological Limits
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2 Predicting the Future Availability of vital resource? Fuel (using kerosene system for liquid fuels vs. coal vs. oil shortages), Roads, Insurance, Tires Movie Content (for Blu-Ray) vs. Player Consoles vs. Burners Demand characteristics Price (cost of production), Safety, Difficulty of use Eco-friendly tastes Other substitutes / standards Government meddling Tariffs, Embargo Standards Lock People In Gettysburg Address (254 words) Finger Travel Distance QWERTY: 35.2 meters Dvorak: 17.5 meters Colemak: 16.0 meters Characters on home keys (pctg) QWERTY: 23.0 % Dvorak: 59.0 % Colemak: 62.8 % Source: sudoing.net Even worse performing technologies can perpetuate for decades!
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3 Standards Wars
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