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Jeff Bezos’s Master Plan – The Atlantic

Monday, November 11th, 2019

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“Is there even a choice about Amazon anymore? This is a question that haunts businesses far more than consumers. Companies such as Nike resisted Amazon for years; they poured money into setting up their own e-commerce sites. But even when Nike didn’t sell its products on Amazon, more Nike apparel was sold on the site than any other brand. Anyone could peddle Nike shoes on Amazon without having to explain how they obtained their inventory. Because Amazon Marketplace had become a pipeline connecting Chinese factories directly to American homes, it also served as a conduit for counterfeit goods, a constant gripe of Nike’s. Wired reported that, at one point during this year’s Women’s World Cup, six of Amazon’s 10 best-selling jerseys appeared to be knockoffs. To have any hope of controlling this market, Nike concluded that it had no option but to join its rival. (Amazon has said that it prohibits the sale of counterfeit products.)”
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https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2019/11/what-jeff-bezos-wants/598363/

The Food That Helps Battle Depression – WSJ

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-food-that-helps-battle-depression-1522678367?mod=wsjtwittertest19

Is Amazon Unstoppable? | The New Yorker

Sunday, November 3rd, 2019

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/10/21/is-amazon-unstoppable

Part II: The risk of re-identification of wearable data is real. (And well known.)

Sunday, November 3rd, 2019

https://medium.com/@lucafoschini/https-medium-com-lucafoschini-privacy-of-wearables-data-partii-116fec6fbcf

Jeff Bezos’s Master Plan – The Atlantic

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2019/11/what-jeff-bezos-wants/598363/

ISIS’s Leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi—the World’s Most Wanted Man—Is Dead | The New Yorker

Monday, October 28th, 2019

https://www.newyorker.com/news/our-columnists/isiss-leader-abu-bakr-al-baghdadi-the-worlds-most-wanted-man-is-dead?utm_medium=social&mbid=social_twitter&utm_source=twitter&utm_brand=tny&utm_social-type=owned

Was E-mail a Mistake? | The New Yorker

Saturday, October 26th, 2019

https://www.newyorker.com/tech/annals-of-technology/was-e-mail-a-mistake

Ten simple rules for providing optimal administrative support to research teams

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

https://journals.plos.org/ploscompbiol/article?id=10.1371/journal.pcbi.1007292

Machine vision has learned to use radio waves to see through walls and in darkness – MIT Technology Review

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

https://www.technologyreview.com/s/614470/machine-vision-has-learned-to-use-radio-waves-to-see-through-walls-and-in-darkness

TRUONG: Bring back Gibbs

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

https://yaledailynews.com/blog/2019/10/22/truong-bring-back-gibbs/