Tag: amazon

Dec 14, 2017

How to Hijack Amazon’s ‘Prime Now’ for Good

How to Hijack Amazon’s ‘Prime Now’ for Good

When you want to help, but maybe you’re in a rush yourself to somewhere (or somebody)

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May 22, 2017

When You Need to Transfer Petabytes to the Cloud, Amazon Will Send You This

When You Need to Transfer Petabytes to the Cloud, Amazon Will Send You This

AWS Snowmobile is an Exabyte-scale data transfer service that uses 45-ft long trucks to physically move data to the cloud

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Jan 13, 2017

This Guy Built a Chat Bot That Responds Entirely Through GIFs

This Guy Built a Chat Bot That Responds Entirely Through GIFs

Abhishek Singh built an open source robot named ‘Peeqo’ that responds entirely through GIFs

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Dec 30, 2016

So Alexa Doesn’t Understand Kids Very Well

So Alexa Doesn’t Understand Kids Very Well

It’s Alexa Gone Wild! Apparently understanding kids is still a work in progress

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Dec 7, 2016

Amazon To Open Grocery Store With No Checkout Lines in 2017

Amazon To Open Grocery Store With No Checkout Lines in 2017

Imagine walking into a store, grabbing what you want, and being automatically charged as you exit

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Nov 5, 2016

A Developer Just Programmed Amazon’s Alexa Into a Big Mouth Billy Bass

A Developer Just Programmed Amazon’s Alexa Into a Big Mouth Billy Bass

It was never a question of ‘if’, but ‘when’

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Sep 19, 2016

Data Analysis of 18 Million Amazon Reviews Finds Incentivized Reviewers Give Higher Ratings

Data Analysis of 18 Million Amazon Reviews Finds Incentivized Reviewers Give Higher Ratings

People given free or discounted products in exchange for reviews were found to rate products 0.4 stars higher

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