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Quicklinks to @Amazon #Echo #Alexa Developer Resources

An intelligent personal assistant is a software agent that can perform tasks or services for an individual. Below are some quicklinks to @Amazon #Echo #Alexa developer resources: Creating Voice Experiences Using Alexa Skills Kit (Recorded Session) Voice Design 101 (Recorded Session) Alexa Skills…

Retail Stores vs. Amazon, Part 2 (2012)

On Retail Stores vs. Amazon (May 2012) I wrote about the issue that local retail stores are facing with respect to Amazon’s prowess: Consumers visit a physical-local merchant/retail-store to see, try and feel a product, then compares prices online via their smartphone in…

Retail Stores vs. Amazon (2012)

Something subtle but very important occurred yesterday. I am talking about Target’s decision to stop selling Amazon’s Kindle e-readers (hyperlink: USA Today). In the above article you can find one sentence that summarizes the struggle that Retailers have been facing: Target’s decision to…

Amazon, the Kindle and 1984

Earlier this month Amazon not only pulled a number of eBooks from their online catalogs, but also deleted such eBooks from the Kindles of people who had purchased such eBooks. The reason: some kind of publishing/copyright debacle. But ironic it is that one…

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