Here's what happened instead on my path to being a published writer.
Why didn't someone come up with this idea before? Guys have rented tuxedos for years. Now women can rent designer evening gowns.
It's amazing how a little sunlight will change the behavior of some of the biggest names in corporate America -- sunlight here meaning greater transparency and accountability.
Simply put, we cannot count on humans always being better than robots at any particular task.
A bookstore is a nice thing in a neighborhood. Not just because you wouldn't mind if your daughter worked there, or your brother. It would be good for the community, too. They could help people find a book.
It was a week of political protests, papal action, and the historic loss of Nelson Mandela. Separate the ridiculous from the redeeming by taking our Week to Week news quiz.
By declining to hear a challenge to New York State's "Amazon law," the U.S. Supreme Court has now helped pave the way for states and localities to collect more of the roughly $13 billion that they're owed each year in uncollected sales taxes on Internet purchases.
Needless to say, whatever you can imagine, it will not be long before there is a drone suited to every purpose under the sun.
Why is this incredibly tight-lipped company suddenly showing off prototypes? The answer is that these drones were not designed to carry packages, but to give a lift to Amazon's image.
Some studies that look at brain activity when people are giving, show similar pleasure circuit patterns to when we eat chocolate, have orgasms or do drugs. Sex, drugs and... philanthropy? Doesn't quite have that same ring to it.
Perhaps Mayday, in its implied greatness, is just another Amazonian invasion of our privacy we should be wary of.
College loans have exploded the market, and exploited our youth, in the U.S.; so why does Vittana work relentlessly to create loans for students in developing economies? The answer will surprise you. Get to know this scrappy, data-driven, crowdfunding education-equalizer.
30 Before 30: Traveling Under the Influence, a series of vignettes detailing Banicki's unusual meetups, serendipitous run-ins and delightful missteps, comes to 235 pages of awesome. Reading her words, I was reminded why I travel
When I wrote The Age of the Platform, I knew that I was just skimming the surface. There was so much to more to cover on Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and...
The rise of the Internet has coincided with a drastic decline in new competitors emerging to challenge dominant firms.
If you want to impress a chick, you need to share some interests. It's all well and good to find a broad who's into sports, Star Wars and video games,...