Ali Al Naimi's engaging memoir, Out of the Desert: My Journey from Nomadic Bedouin to the Heart of Global Oil, provides more than a review of a most remarkable career in both business and government.
A hundred and fifty years ago, a German physicist derived the concept of “entropy” from the second law of thermodynamics. Since then, entropy has stood for the idea that everything in the universe eventually moves from order to disorder, from structure to formlessness, and from predictabili
Alexander the Great is said to have declared that "logisticians are a humorless lot … they know if my campaign fails, they are the first ones I will slay." He was the one of the first strategists to understand the importance of connectivity and also to point out that there are not a lot of jokes