Representatives from Europe’s struggling steel industry will take to the streets of Brussels on Monday in an attempt to stop the European Union from granting market-economy status to China later this year.
Many of us are familiar with the first-person shooter (FPS) creation myth—that it materialized fully formed in the minds of id Software founders John Carmack and John Romero shortly before they developed Wolfenstein 3D. Afterward, it was pushed forward only by id until Valve's Half-Life came along.
But the reality behind FPS evolution is messier.
The supermarket chain, which has long given local managers and regional bosses broad discretion, is whittling away at some of that autonomy in an effort to reduce costs and boost its clout with suppliers.