This week, we converse with the writer and columnist about his new book on the retail monster and its renowned chief.
Hardly any TECH COMPANIES have outlined a more captivating course than Amazon. It’s extended from its modest beginnings as a book retailer to a flat-out juggernaut that traverses scores of item classes and administration contributions. The organization has embarked to change the manner in which the web is organized, the manner in which we interface with PCs, and the manner in which we shop—on the web and off.
On this scene of Gadget Lab, columnist, and writer Brad Stone go along with us to dish about stories from his new book Amazon Unbound: Jeff Bezos and the Invention of a Global Empire, including Amazon’s more forceful business moves and Bezos’ own antics.
Discover Brad’s book Amazon Unbound here. Peruse a passage from the book about the mysterious beginnings of Amazon’s Alexa here. Find out about how Bezos struggled with the sensationalist newspapers here.
Brad suggests the book Press Reset by Jason Schreier. Lauren suggests Anne Helen Peterson’s Culture Study pamphlet on Substack. Mike likewise suggests a Substack: Tom Moon’s music pamphlet, Echo Locator.
Brad Stone can be found on Twitter @BradStone. Lauren Goode is @LaurenGoode. Michael Calore is @snackfight. Bling the principal hotline at @GadgetLab. The show is created by Boone Ashworth (@booneashworth). Our signature music is by Solar Keys.
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