TKC 403 Szymon Szott

Szymon Szott pro
Assistant Professor at AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow Poland
Interview starts at 20:15 and ends at 43:40
On the Kindle Oasis: “I remember the first eBook readers that were available in Poland cost about that much as well, seven to eight years ago. It’s quite a steep price, and I’ve read comments on Polish web sites that indeed it’s very expensive. I also think that it’s something that you first need to probably experience when you’ve had it in your hands, and I think that’s when you can really say if it’s worth the price.”
Kindle Oasis: Unlike Any Kindle You’ve Ever Held (If you order with this link, it will support the podcast with Amazon Associates commissions—thank you!)
This Week in Tech 558 with Leo Laporte & Friends – April 17, 2016
“Estimating Kindle E-Book Sales for Amazon” by Trefis Team at Forbes – April 2, 2016
     Lyrics at Google Play
“With Seattle Shelter Effort, Amazon Shows Glimmers of a ‘Good Neighbor’” by Kirk Johnson at The New York Times – April 21, 2016.  (Click here to donate items to Mary’s Place that will be shipped directly to the homeless shelter set up by Amazon near its new corporate offices in Seattle.)
“Amazon Wins $30 Million Deal to Sell E-Books in NYC Schools” by Hilary Brueck at Fortune – April 21, 2016
“Challenge to Google Books is Declined by Supreme Court” by Adam Liptak and Alexandra Alter at The New York Times – April 18, 2016
Interview with Szymon Szott
AGH University of Science and Technology website
Ivona – try all the voices!
VoicePIN voice recognition (biometrics) developed by a colleague of Szymon Szott at AGH
Szymon Szott at ResearchGate, a social network for researchers
“SDN@home: A Method for Controlling Future Wireless Home Networks” co-authored by Szymon Szott at IEEE Communications Magazine, the flagship magazine of the IEEE Communications Society – to be published in May, 2016
“Discouraging Traffic Remapping Attacks in Local Ad Hoc Networks” by Jerzy Konorski and Szymon Szott – July 2014
World of (e)Readers blog by Robert Drozd – “All readers of e-books, electronic books and the Kindle in Poland”
“Polish view of Kindle Oasis” at TeleRead – April 22, 2016
Poland: A History by Adam Zamoyski
Poems New and Collected by Wislawa Szymborska
Winter Men by Jesper Bugge Kold
Next Week’s Guest
James McQuivey, Vice President and Principal Analyst, Forrester Research
Music for my podcast is from an original Thelonius Monk composition named “Well, You Needn’t.” This version is “Ra-Monk” by Eval Manigat on the “Variations in Time: A Jazz Persepctive” CD by Public Transit Recording” CD.
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