This week on Bloomberg.com: how EagleView uses aerial photography and software to measure rooftop dimensions remotely.
In this week’s Bloomberg Businessweek, my story on how Elizabeth Hausler and Build Change are teaching earthquake survivors in Haiti and Indonesia to rebuild with stronger, more sustainable methods, and challenging the way a lot of post-disaster aid groups work.
Also this week, a look at Newt Gingrich’s various business, nonprofit, political, and literary interests. (Click on the picture on the right to see the graphic as it ran in the magazine.)
In this week’s Bloomberg Businessweek:
Some more of our music biz package, in print now.
A graphic showing how tech companies’ valuations on the private market are outpacing broader stock values.
And another graphic explaining proposed changes to securities laws to make crowdfunding easier.
Today on Bloomberg.com, how Bandcamp powers indie music sales and is vying to fill the vacuum left when fans abandoned Myspace. We also have a graphic showing how Sufjan Stevens sold more than 10,000 records on Bandcamp in one weekend. It’s part of our special report on selling music in the digital age.
My latest story in Bloomberg Businessweek is on companies offering alternatives to payday lenders.
A recent innovator profile looks at how one company is using datamining to pick up signs of extreme weather weeks ahead of time.
In a recent Bloomberg.com piece, how a Cambridge-educated quantum physicist created an innovative cat flap. (Yes, cat flap.)
In this week’s magazine, a graphic shows that the share of small business income that belongs to people in the top two tax brackets is smaller than previously thought, according to a new Treasury Dept. analysis.
After Hurricane Katrina, authorities in Louisiana, FEMA, and elsewhere want the private sector to play a bigger role in responding to disasters to make communities more resilient and less dependent on government aid.