Circumstances Beyond Control

An example of an organization that had a good plan but had something go wrong because of circumstances beyond their control was Yahoo! 360o, Yahoo’s venture into social media. Originally launched on March 29, 2005 as an invitation only-service, Yahoo! 360o was launched to the general public on June 24, 2005.  At the time, Yahoo!…

All Your Base Are Belong To Us: The Accidental Invention of the Internet

Many times, progress is not deliberate. Sometimes genius (and progress) arrives by chance, not choice. Many notable creations, including the microwave, artificial sweeteners, the slinky, Play-Doh, super glue, Teflon, synthetic plastic, the pacemaker, Velcro, and x-rays (Biddle, 2012), were all invented by chance, error, or accident.  However, one accidental invention many may not even consider…