Henry Ford

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The average worker now sends and receives about 126 business emails a day. Photograph: iStock

Whenever I check my emails, a number appears in the top right-hand corner of my computer screen that used to fill me with a horrible sense of despair.(...)

A Sierra-derived Capril

“It’s a little difficult describing what it was like to work in a place where two, maybe three out of every four cars you saw was a Ford. There almost(...)

Joe Biden. Photograph: Doug Mill/New York Times

Trump declared open season for pollution, carbon emissions, the ruination of wilderness preserves and the killing of endangered species There is(...)

The Beast: the presidential limousine. Photograph: Doug Mills/New York Times

Now that we’re about to have a US president about whom we can talk without wincing, and know for certain who’s going to be sleeping in the White House(...)

Lord Anthony Bamford with Jo Bamford.

Jo Bamford is really busy on the day we speak. He is torn between so many demands that he needs to split our Zoom conversation into two parts and sque(...)

Tipperary’s Séamus Callanan celebrates with the Liam MacCarthy Cup after victory over Kilkenny in last year’s final at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Seán Moran Winter hurling with yellow sliotars, what difference will it make? The big issues will still be settled on good surfaces but there’s no d(...)

In this London restaurant, bears are used to reinforce the need for diners to socially distance. Photograph: Zizou Hammoudi/PA Wire

Image of the week: Bear essentials If Dublin is so great, then how come it’s not possible, at the time of writing, to have a mid-pandemic meal in the(...)

IBM Research director Dario Gil with the Q System One computer at the company’s research facility in Yorktown Heights in New York.

Henry Ford reputedly said that if he had asked people what they wanted, they’d have chosen faster horses, not cars. In the past two decades, we sought(...)

Grafton street

Will it be July or September? Whenever it is, it will be to a much changed world. In China, normality is creeping back. Shops are reopening. Pe(...)

Gordon Murray’s McLaren F1 successor has a 700hp Cosworth-built V12 engine.

“Even Henry Ford failed the first time out.” Not the words of a scion of the Ford dynasty, but of Preston Tucker. Tucker, a maverick automotive genius(...)

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