Lehigh Valley Business Editor at Large http://www.lvb.com/section/Editor-at-Large Editor at Large Blog Business Views en-us Copyright 2014 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Sat, 25 Oct 2014 16:20:11 EST Sat, 25 Oct 2014 16:20:11 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141024/EDITORATLARGE/141029892&source=RSS The computer. The automobile. And the Frosty. One person's half-serious, half-fun list of mankind's greatest inventions of the past 200 years Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:41:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141024/EDITORATLARGE/141029892&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141017/EDITORATLARGE/141019815&source=RSS One fan's sports bucket list Warning No good phrases &#8211 only clichs &#8211 were harmed in the writing of this blog. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:02:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141017/EDITORATLARGE/141019815&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141010/EDITORATLARGE/141019922&source=RSS Back in my day? No one wants to hear it The story usually begins &#8220When I started in this business, I used a manual typewriter and had to write a story on deadline in 30 minutes. Try doing that. &#8221 Fri, 10 Oct 2014 16:18:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141010/EDITORATLARGE/141019922&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141003/EDITORATLARGE/141009942&source=RSS Marketing customized to the individual? A principal premise of the George Orwell novel &#8220Nineteen Eighty-Four&#8221 is that citizens in the year 1984 will be under constant surveillance by the governmentauthorities. Fri, 03 Oct 2014 15:03:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141003/EDITORATLARGE/141009942&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140923/EDITORATLARGE/140929957&source=RSS Three years later A monster in jail and misconceptions remain Penn State students and fans Saturday showed support for late coach Joe Paterno with a &#8220Joe-Out&#8221 &#8211 wearing clothing or displaying images of the Hall of Famer at the Nittany Lions' football game. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:05:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140923/EDITORATLARGE/140929957&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140905/EDITORATLARGE/140909921&source=RSS It's not always about the money Several small-market teams with below-average player salaries &#8211 such as Milwaukee, Kansas City, Seattle, Pittsburgh and Baltimore &#8211 have strong-to-decent chances of making the playoffs in Major League Baseball. Fri, 05 Sep 2014 14:44:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140905/EDITORATLARGE/140909921&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140825/EDITORATLARGE/140829937&source=RSS Guess Google's original name #8211 and no Googling! Google was the 1990s brainchild of Larry Page and Sergey Brin, who met at Stanford. Two decades later, Google is the world's leading search engine for the Internet. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:05:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140825/EDITORATLARGE/140829937&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140813/EDITORATLARGE/140819922&source=RSS Just what does za mean? Or qi? Or jo? In the interests of not feeling guilty when you make obscure but point-gobbling plays in &#8220Words With Friends,&#8221 we offer to you a dictionary. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:18:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140813/EDITORATLARGE/140819922&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140804/EDITORATLARGE/140809974&source=RSS Supply and demand in its primal form Decades ago, several future successful businesspeople cut their teeth on the laws of supply and demand by scalping tickets at football games. Scalping, at the time, was not illegal in this municipality. Mon, 04 Aug 2014 12:51:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140804/EDITORATLARGE/140809974&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140725/EDITORATLARGE/140729907&source=RSS Amazon and the Eagles and Jony Ive who? Amazon is forecasting third-quarter losses of 410 million to 810 million. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:12:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140725/EDITORATLARGE/140729907&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140718/EDITORATLARGE/140719891&source=RSS Richard Petty, Dale Earnhardt and, yes, TV star Susan Anton Every summer during the heart of auto racing season, I think of the several years that I covered NASCAR and Indy car races as a sportswriter in the late 1980s. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 08:59:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140718/EDITORATLARGE/140719891&source=RSS