TKC 476 Jennifer Cast

Vice President, Amazon Books stores

Interview starts at 10:48 and ends at 42:54

“We would like people who want physical books to walk out with a book, but if you walk out of our store, and you found three things to put on your wish list and two books that you want to buy for your Kindle, then we’re very, very happy.”

Intro

Agents of Change conference in Portland, Maine September 15, 2017 hosted by Rich Brooks, founder of Flyte New Media

News

“Dear Amazon, We Picked Your New Headquarters for You” by Emily Badger, Quoctrung Bui and Claire Cain Miller at The New York Times – September 9, 2017

“Amazon Weighs Boston in Search for Second Headquarters” by Spencer Soper at Bloomberg – September 12, 2017

“Amazon Music Focusing on Alexa, Echo to Stand Out Amid Streaming Competition” by Andrew Wallenstein at Variety – September 7, 2017

“Amazon’s ‘1-Click’ patent expires today…” by Monica Nickelsburg at GeekWire – September 11, 2017

“Amazon’s 1-Click Patent is About to Expire. What’s the Big Deal?” By Julia Dewitt at NPR – September 6, 2017

Tech Tip

Setting up an Echo Show remotely for my sister

Interview with Jennifer Cast

“Amazon’s new Belleview bookstore shows brick-and-mortar ramp-up” by Ángel Gonzáles

Amazon Books stores

Beneath a Scarlet Sky: A Novel by Mark Sullivan

Outro

Apple Keynote including demo of Apple Watch Series 3 (at 32:20)

Next Week’s Guest

Jillian Vorce, author of 20/20 Mind Sight: Refocus, Reignite & Reinvent Your Life from the Inside Out

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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