No matter what, the cloud must grow
Off-Prem30 Nov 2022 | 1
Amazon freezes corporate hiring amid worsening economic outlook
The decision comes as the e-commerce giant stuggles with soaring energy prices and cash-strapped customers
Off-Prem03 Nov 2022 | 7
From the Great Resignation to demand for more overtime
Economics dictate decisions even as resignations remain high
Offbeat24 Oct 2022 | 24
Economic cold war looms as Chinese chipmakers feel sting of US trade restrictions
Analysis The question is: how severe will the Middle Kindgom's response be?
On-Prem21 Oct 2022 | 8
Gartner thinks enterprise IT will be immune to recession
Tech dept still wearing halo from saving companies in lockdown... plus cloud committers 'can't cut that spending'
PaaS + IaaS19 Oct 2022 | 12
The great semiconductor drought may be about to break
Or maybe we've just lost our appetite. Either way, lead times are very slowly on the mend
On-Prem19 Oct 2022 | 9
China doesn’t need to take Taiwan’s fabs to escape US trade bans
Comment Threatening to destroy them could give them just as much leverage, while averting all out war
Systems13 Oct 2022 | 22
Soaring costs, inflation nurturing generation of 'quiet quitters' among under-30s
My friends say I should act my wage. What's my wage again?
Offbeat27 Sep 2022 | 164
Intel turns to private equity to help pay for new factories
That $52b CHIPS Act ain't enough – we need another $15b
On-Prem23 Aug 2022 | 12
Cloud and datacenters start to feel the slowdown amid spiking energy costs
While enterprises are spending more on infrastructure than ever before, what goes up must come down
PaaS + IaaS17 Aug 2022 | 5
Ninefold increase in startup layoffs in Q2 follows economic uncertainty
Industry set to readjust to new realities of raising cash
Legal16 Aug 2022 |
Vendors are hiking prices up to 30 percent and claiming 'it's inflation'
No it's not, says Gartner – it's a hardcore sales tactic you can easily counter
Software07 Jul 2022 | 29
Will cloud giants really drive colos off a financial cliff?
Analysis The dude who predicted the Enron collapse bets they will
Systems04 Jul 2022 | 9
Google Russia goes broke after bank account snatched
We're shutting down as we can no longer pay staff, bills, web giant says
Personal Tech19 May 2022 | 74
Taiwan’s tech production went boom! in March
Possibly picking up China's slack. Fingers crossed for more than that!
On-Prem24 Apr 2020 | 5
Dot-com price rises on their way over the next four years: ICANN approves Verisign contract, walks off with $20m
Analysis You thought thousands of complaints would make a difference?
Networks30 Mar 2020 | 13
Why isn't digital fixing the productivity puzzle?
Analysis Paying people better matters just as much. Maybe more so
On-Prem23 Feb 2018 | 78
No wonder Marvin the robot was miserable: AI will make the rich richer – and the poor poorer
I think you ought to know why I’m feeling very depressed
AI + ML11 Jan 2018 | 71
Boffins fear we might be running out of ideas
Research just isn't as effective as it used to be
Science11 Sep 2017 | 93
Crap IT means stats crew don't really know how UK economy's doing
Complexity = statistical snafus, says Professor Bean
Channel11 Mar 2016 | 18
R&D money for science – from your taxes?
Worstall on Wednesday And yes, economics is a science
On-Prem21 Oct 2015 | 84
OH GROSS! The real problem with GDP
Worstall @ the Weekend Speaking of domestics, what's your house-bound spouse worth?
On-Prem11 Oct 2015 | 64
What is money? A rabid free marketeer puts his foot in lots of notes
Worstall @ the Weekend Fear the drunken sailors and their bottomless wallets
On-Prem04 Oct 2015 | 129
Dear do-gooders, you can't get rid of child labour just by banning it
Worstall @ the Weekend Such things don't disappear simply by making them illegal
Legal27 Sep 2015 | 119
Mobile phones are the greatest poverty-reducing tech EVER
Worstall on Wednesday And possibly Africa's only real source of economic growth
On-Prem23 Sep 2015 | 85
You want the poor to have more money? Well, doh! Splash the cash
Worstall @ the Weekend It's really not that taxing
On-Prem20 Sep 2015 | 134
Robots, schmobots. The Rise of the Machines won't leave humanity on the dole
Worstall on Wednesday Change is constant. Embrace it
On-Prem16 Sep 2015 | 96
As we all know, snark always comes before a fall. Mea culpa
Worstall @ the Weekend One snarked and, inevitably, fell
On-Prem13 Sep 2015 | 81
So Quantitative Easing in the eurozone is working, then?
Worstall @ the Weekend Fancy that!
On-Prem06 Sep 2015 | 119
So, was it really the Commies that caused the early 20th Century inequality collapse?
Worstall @ the Weekend Or summat else entirely?
On-Prem30 Aug 2015 | 155
Hey, folks. Meet the economics 'genius' behind Jeremy Corbyn
Worstall @ the Weekend That is to say, here's Richard Murphy, everybody!
On-Prem16 Aug 2015 | 301
Typewriters suck. Yet we're infinitely richer for those irritating machines
Worstall on Wednesday The invention of backspace made us all better off. Right?
On-Prem12 Aug 2015 | 113
So what the BLINKING BONKERS has gone wrong in the eurozone?
Worstall @ the Weekend Is it simply that inflation creates Nazis? REALLY?
On-Prem26 Jul 2015 | 145
Attention dunderheads: Taxpayers are NOT giving businesses £93bn
Worstall @ the Weekend A look in the ledgers of Trotter & Worstall Independent Traders
On-Prem12 Jul 2015 | 130
Why OH WHY did Blighty privatise EVERYTHING?
Worstall @ the Weekend Rampant free marketeer 'not actually mad'
Legal28 Jun 2015 | 128
Tim Worstall dances to victory over resources scaremongerers
Reg lectures Economist emerges triumphant at Reg summer lecture
Lectures22 Jun 2015 | 55
MIT bods' digital economy babblings are tosh. C'mon guys, Economics 101
Worstall on Wednesday It's not as if you're meant to know thi- oh, wait
On-Prem10 Jun 2015 | 65
So why the hell didn't quantitative easing produce HUGE inflation?
Worstall @ the Weekend After all, a large number of people insisted it would...
On-Prem07 Jun 2015 | 150
The rare metals debate: Only trace elements of sanity found
Worstall @ the Weekend Know what a mineral reserve is? No. There's your problem
Science31 May 2015 | 91
So why the hell do we bail banks out?
Worstall @ the Weekend It's capitalism, stupid! You screw up then you lose everything
On-Prem17 May 2015 | 180
The BIG stretch: Software and flexing your firm's size
Drawing parallels between enterprise IT and fiscal policy
On-Prem11 May 2015 | 6
So what would the economic effect of leaving the EU be?
Worstall @ the Weekend Assuming anyone votes for it, as I did
On-Prem10 May 2015 | 155
Why OH WHY is economics so bleedin' awful, then?
Worstall @ the Weekend As Brenda rightly says, no one even predicted the crash
On-Prem03 May 2015 | 95
Apple BIGGER than the U.S. ECONOMY? Or Australia? Or ... Luxembourg?
Analysis iThing event horizon actually not that close
SaaS28 Apr 2015 | 21
So how should we tax these BASTARD COMPANIES, then?
Worstall @ the Weekend In which our man comes out as pretty much a lefty
On-Prem26 Apr 2015 | 131
So why exactly does almost ALL tech live in Silicon Valley?
Worstall @ the Weekend And how come the nerds get so much damn money?
SaaS19 Apr 2015 | 43
The Walton kids are ABSURDLY wealthy – and you're benefitting
Worstall @ the Weekend That's the Waltons of Walmart, not John-Boy and family
On-Prem12 Apr 2015 | 72
Instead of public sector non-jobbery, Martha, how about creating real entrepreneurs?
Worstall on Wednesday Beware the do-gooders
Legal08 Apr 2015 | 65
To defend offshore finance bods looting developing countries of their tax cash
Worstall @ the Weekend Well, someone's got to do it
On-Prem05 Apr 2015 | 79
A Quid A Day for NOSH? Luxury!
WiF Maybe there are no free lunches – but sometimes there's free Worstall*
Science26 Mar 2015 | 52
No, really, the $17,000 Apple Watch IS all about getting your leg over
Worstall on Wednesday Evolutionary economics explained with cave humping
On-Prem25 Mar 2015 | 74
$30 Landfill Android mobes are proof that capitalism ROCKS
Worstall on Wednesday Give us your tired, your poor, your phoneless masses
SaaS18 Mar 2015 | 67
Improved Apple Watches won't get more expensive? Hmmm
Worstall on Monday Hedonic adjustments and valuing stuff over time
On-Prem16 Mar 2015 | 68
Didn't the Left once want the WORKERS to get all the dosh?
Worstall @ the Weekend And yes, we can prove that markets can beat racism
Legal22 Feb 2015 | 84
It's not easy being Green. But WHY insist we knit our own ties?
Worstall @ the Weekend Jam-makers and DIY types will kill the market
On-Prem15 Feb 2015 | 89
Cricket's nervous nineties are a THING, say econo-boffins
Athletes try to balance team success and personal milestones
Science12 Feb 2015 | 4
Basic minimum income is a BRILLIANT idea. Small problem: it doesn't work as planned
Worstall @ the Weekend Unless you're in India, it seems
Legal08 Feb 2015 | 123
Google gets my data, I get search and email and that. Help help, I'm being REPRESSED!
Worstall on Wednesday Rid me of this moaning hippy!
On-Prem04 Feb 2015 | 159
Facebook worth more than Portugal? Hell, it's worth a LOT more than THAT
Worstall on Wednesday Zuck should have hired ME
On-Prem21 Jan 2015 | 62
'It's NOT FAIR!' yell RICH KIDS ... and that's a GOOD THING
Worstall @ the Weekend Where economics, altruism intersect
On-Prem18 Jan 2015 | 50