Interests

The categories and tags of this website align to JCR’s interests below (in no particular order).

Systems

Systems design, systems dynamics, general system theory, adaptive learning systems, deep learning, machine learning, artificial intelligence(AI), systems design, systems architecture, modules, modular systems, modular design, system design patterns, pattern recognition systems, natural language processing systems, forecasting systems that mine big data

E-Commerce

Amazon, E-Bay, Hybrid (Physical and Virtual) retail, warehousing and distribution, 3rd party models, drop shipping, same-day delivery. Also, disruptive internet enabled businesses such as lendingclub.com, groundfloor.com.

Personalization

Personalization, Amazon, Bezos, Home Delivery, Home Dispensing, Technology, E-Commerce, Internet, Big Data, Forecasting, Amazon Fresh, Amazon Prime, Privacy, Houzz.com, Patientslikeme.com, Pinterest, TripAdvisor, Yelp, GPS, Sensors, Quantified Self Movement, Accelerometers, Genomics, patterns, SIRI, ECHO

Architecture

Design, Interior Design, Urban Design, Organizational Architecture, Systems Architecture, Residential Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Real Estate Economics, Real Estate Development, Real Estate Financing, Christopher Alexander, Houzz.com, Autodesk.com, Computer-Aided Design, CAD, patterns, courtyards, A Pattern Language

Philanthropy

Community Foundations, History of Community Foundations, Donor-Advised Funds, Public-Private Partnerships, Trusts, Estate Planning, The Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta (CFGA)

Beverages

Beverages, Ingredients, 4MEI, BPA, Sweeteners, Sweetness, Stevia, Sugar, HFCS, Aspartame, Cyclamates, Saccharin, Cane Sugar, Beet Sugar, Carbonated Soft Drinks, Wine, Beer, Liquor, Coffee, Milk, Juice, Energy Drinks, Juice Drinks, Bottled Water, Municipal Water, Home Delivery, Home Dispensing, Cargill (stevia and HFCS), Ajinimoto (aspartame), Cooperative Purchasing, Flavor manufacturing, FEMA

Regulation

Regulation, Regulatory Affairs, Self-regulation, Public Policy, FDA, EFSA, WHO, SEC, Self-regulation, FEMA, Flavor manufacturing

Internet

Internet, Technology, Apps, Sensors, Social Media, Content generation, Trip Advisor, Hotwire, Amazon, FaceBook.com, LinkedIn.com, Houzz.com, Hybrid sites, Language processing, Pinterest, Affiliations, Groups, MIT, Stanford, Bob Langert (MIT), Internet of Things

Technology

Technology, Internet, Software, Object-Oriented Programming, Firewalls, Sensors, Danny Hillis, Applied Minds, Pattern Recognition, Image Recognition, Voice Recognition, Natural Language Processing, Data Mining, Digital Publishing, Digital Printing, Smart Home, Quantified Home Movement, Quantified Self Movement

Values

Values, Core Values, Loving, Caring, Sharing, Ethics

Negotiation

Mediation, Arbitration, Collaboration, Facilitation

Sustainability

Natural Environment, Well-Being, Compliance, Beyond Compliance, Equilibrium, Beyond Equilibrium, Energy, Energy Storage, Elon Musk (sustainability thought leader), solar, renewable energy, Smart Meters, Grid Design, Shaping power through off-peak incentives and on-peak disincentives, home batteries.

Well-Being – Natural

Well-Being, Natural Well-Being, Sustainability, Environment, Rene Dubos, Water, Solid Waste, Public Policy, Recycling, Life Cycle Analysis

Well-Being – Personal

Well-Being, including activity, caring, and eating; Personal Well-Being, Health, Obesity, Chronic Disease, Mindfulness, Resilience, Healthy eating, Healthy drinking, Healthy cooking, Physical exercise, Prevention, Predictive Medicine, Genomics, Personalization, Microbiome, Forecasting, Public Policy, Assessment, Screening, Diagnostics, Adaptive Health Systems Design, Medicare, Obamacare, Active, Healthy Living, Telemedicine, Aging, Elderhood, Atul Gawande (aging thought leader)

Well-Being – Community

Well-being, Community Well-Being, Serenbe, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Interior Design, Urban Design, Railroad towns, Real Estate Economics, Real Estate Development, Real Estate Investing, Design, Construction, Construction Materials, Construction Techniques, Zoning, Community Foundations, Building Codes, Public Policy, Christopher Alexander, Adaptive Physical Systems Design, The Eden Alternative (aging communities), Smart Homes, Green Homes (aging communities), Bill Thomas (aging thought leader), Christopher Alexander (urban design thought leader)

Education

Education, Learning, K-12 Education, Higher Education, Corporate Universities, Community Colleges, Charter Schools, Privatization, Public Policy, Assessment, Formative Assessment, Summative Assessment, Common Core, Diagnostics, Special Education, Remediation, Personalization, Adaptive Learning Systems, Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Image Recognition, Voice Recognition, Pattern Recognition,

Global

Global, Citizen, Global Citizen, Nation States, Democracy, Oligarchy, United Nations, Europe, European Union, EU, ASEAN, LATAM, Africa, Brazil, Mexico, U.S., Canada, Russia, India, China, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand

Global Agencies

G8, G20, United Nations, Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), GS1, World Trade Organization (WTO), World Health Organization (WHO), Center for Disease Control (CDC), International Standards Organization (ISO).

Consumer

Consumer, Shopper, Merchandising, Family, Neighborhood, Community, Consumer Segments, Consumption at home, Consumption away from home, Impulse Shopping, Need States, Dayparts

Management

Management, Leadership, Motivation, Inspiration, Operations, Strategic Planning, Forecasting, Planning and Control, Marketing, Advertising, Promotion, Packaging, Social Media, Public Affairs, Industry Affairs, Industry Development, Supply Chain, Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Call Center Management.

Marketing

Advertising, Promotion, Merchandising, Pricing, Revenue Growth Management, Right Execution Daily, Commercial Practices, Impulse Buying Behavior, Social Media, Branding, Brand Names, Trademarks, Attributes, Benefits (Consequences), Values

Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola Marketing, Icons, Iconology, Core Values, Loving, Caring, Sharing, Marketing, Selling, Account Management, Bottling, Franchising, Packaging, Vending, Away-from-Home Consumption, Home Consumption, Bottles, Cans, Bottle/Can, Fountain

Academics

History, Philosophy, Literature, Linguistics, Mathematics, Logic, Sociology, Economics, Econometrics, Probability, Behavioral Economics, Psychology, Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning

Business Models

‚ÄčIn Design: www.houzz.com, www.pinterest.com

In Search: www.google.com

in Music: www.itunes.com

In Financial Services: www.square.com

In Publishing: www.wordpress.com

In Virtual Reality: www.GoDaddy.com

In Virtual workplaces: www.liveops.com

In E-commerce: www.amazon.com, www.ebay.com, wwww.llbean.com

In Finance: www.lendingclub.com, www.groundfloor.com

In Fundraising: www.uruut.com (crowdsourced funding)

In Education: education management organizations (EMO), Edison Learning. MIT U-Labs

In Well-being: patientslikeme.com, everydayhealth.com, webmd.com, Turntable Health, Iora Health

In Philanthropy: community foundations, donor-advised funds