In 1913, ten years after he founded the Ford Motor Company, Ford installed the first moving assembly line in one of his automobile manufacturing plants. Its design enabled a car, which normally took 14 hours to construct from scratch, to be manufactured every 93 minutes. Immensely efficient and constantly in motion, the assembly line became a staple instrument and icon of the 20th century. The faster turn-out rate also allowed consumers to benefit from the decreased costs of production. All in all, everybody was happy. continue reading...
You’re sitting at your first parent-teacher meeting. Parents file in casually, helping themselves to your budget-friendly assortment of treats and drinks. As they individually finish their side-conversations, one turns toward you to discuss her two children, Ashley and Johnny. continue reading...
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