TKC 472 David Steinberger

Co-founder and CEO of ComiXology

Interview starts at 9:40 and ends at 38:47

“When we made the business plan 10 years ago–it’s hard to remember this, but iPhones didn’t exist. None of us had any idea we were going to be heading into this world of carrying big pieces of glass around in our pockets or in our bags that would be so amazing for image-based reading.”

News

“L.L. Bean Beats Amazon.com, Once Again, For Best Customer Service” by Pam Goodfellow at Forbes – August 3, 2017

“Amazon Echo multiroom audio not far off, report says” by Megan Wollerton at CNET – August 8, 2017

“Need Something Extra Fast? Amazon Instant Pickup Launches This Week” – Amazon press release August 15, 2017

“Amazon’s Instant Pickup Service Shows Clearly Who Jeff Bezos is Targeting Next” by Eric Jhonsa at TheStreet – August 15, 2017

“Kindle Oasis in Short Supply, New Model Coming Soon?” at The eBook Reader – August 10, 2017

Tech Tip

Fire HD 8 – $80 at Amazon.com

Interview with David Steinberger

ComiXology

Guided View Native comics

Box 13: The Collected Graphic Novel

ComiXology Submit

Xkcd

John Lewis’s March series

The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story

ComiXology Unlimited

Star Trek on ComiXology

Content

Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan

Marketplace with Kai Ryssdal – August 17, 2017 episode includes James Patterson speaking about Amazon and his new book, The Store

The Store at Goodreads

“National security advisor attempts to reconcile Trump’s competing impulses on Afghanistan” by Greg Jaffe and Philip Rucker at The Washington Post – August 4, 2017

Dereliction of Duty: Johnson, McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Lies that Led to Vietnam by H. R. McMaster

Next Week’s Show

Next week’s show will originate mainly in Casper, Wyoming, where I will travel to see the total eclipse of the sun on August 21st.

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 Perspective” CD by Public Transit Recording” CD.

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