How Do You Become A Billionaire Without A Product?

Every time I see a story about Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos, I get that little feeling in my gut that says that “something isn’t right.”

http://www.businessinsider.com/elizabeth-holmes-still-wont-explain-how-her-9-billion-technology-actually-works-2015-6?utm_content=buffer3914a&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

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All The Stuff That Comes From Oil

On an Infogram.

oila

I’ve posted about how Drake drilled the first well and saved the whales.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2015/08/27/how-the-american-oil-industry-got-its-start/

This picture is the result of John D Rockefeller’s efforts to make lighting as cheap as possible by using as much of the various fractions of oild as a product as possible.  Much of what we have as chemistry is the result.