Is the man behind Amazon a benevolent benefactor or a manipulative monopolist?
“I’ve lived in Seattle for seven years, single most of them. The only thing that has changed is the increase in men I’d never want to go out on a date with.”
“We have to get rid of the romantic part.”
How a new generation of indie filmmakers is finding its voice through Amazon and Netflix — and why this might be a scary development for the future of cinema.
As the company begins its bookstore expansion, a joyless retail experience awaits.
Can Amazon’s Alexa be your friend—or something more? At Digg, Aaron Paul Calvin examines the recent spike in digital assistants.
A look at the rise of digital assistants, and how Alexa is not only getting smarter, but becoming an emotional companion for people who face loneliness and social anxiety.
Money is tight. To alleviate her ailing bank account and help support her family, author/translator Heike Geissler goes to work for an Amazon Fulfillment center in Germany.
Jodi Kantor and David Streitfeld report in the New York Times this weekend about the cut-throat work culture at Amazon.
“As we grow more reliant on applications and algorithms, we become less capable of acting without their aid.”