Category Archives: Kindle News

TKC 511 Michael Kozlowski

Editor-in-Chief of Good E-Reader Interview starts at 3:45 and ends at 33:51 News “Amazon Go cashier-free store could be headed to SF’s Union Square” by Matier & Ross at The San Francisco Chronicle – May 13, 2018 “The Information hires NY Times’s Wingfield” by Chris Roush at Talking Biz News – May 15, 2018 The […]

TKC 508 Brett McNeill

Longtime Kindle Chronicles listener Interview starts at 18:14 and ends at 43:00 “It was very clear what was missing [in Seattle’s Amazon Go store]. There was no Kindle, no Fires, no place to scan and order one. Maybe that’s because you can just walk out, and they figure if they’re going to lose inventory they […]

TKC 506 Mark Isero

Creator of the Kindle Classroom Project Interview starts at 15:29 and ends at 43:19 “I don’t think that the Kindle makes reading any more fun, but a lot of students–especially 9th Grade boys who have been turned off of reading, they get a Kindle, and the Number One thing that they do is they bump […]

TKC 504 Otis Chandler

Co-founder and CEO of Goodreads Interview starts at 14:30 and ends at 36:54 “People read along, and then–for as long as there’ve been books–after you’re done reading, you go talk about the ideas, the stories, the concepts that you read about. That’s actually a good metaphor for Goodreads and Kindle. Kindle is where you read […]

TKC 503 Blake Pollard

Readly U.S. Contact Interview starts at 12:48 and ends at 40:51 “Everyone for a long time has been trying to reinvent the magazine experience on digital, or even the newspaper experience on digital. I was one of those who came out and said, ‘Why?’ What you need to be doing is expanding your brand. People […]

TKC 500 Kevin Keith

General Manager Fire Tablets & Kindle and Amazon Echo & Alexa Product Marketing Interview starts at 15:16 and ends at 39:43 “I loved what I had heard about the leadership principles, particularly the customer obsession and innovation which I was seeing externally. As I came through the hiring process and since my first day that […]

TKC 499 John Aga

Avid reader, longtime listener Interview starts at 12:45 and ends at 43:20 “My ideal Kindle would have real buttons and would have audio support, so that you could do immersion reading along with just straight reading.” News “Amazon plans to open as many as six more cashierless Amazon Go stores this year” by Jason Del […]

TKC 496 Meg Gardiner

Author of Into the Black Nowhere: An UNSUB Novel Interview starts at 18:20 and ends at 40:10 “One of the oldest stories that humanity tells itself is defeating the monster. Whether that’s the dark shape that howls in the night outside the cave or something that drags a club around or sea monsters–humanity always wants […]

TKC 492 Tom Semple

Software Quality Engineer Interview starts at 12:46 and ends at 41:14 “Somehow the Goodreads would talk to the Amazon/Kindle cloud, so as new notes come in it would sync those down from Goodreads as well. And then they would just show up in your notes and highlights with the name of the person who you […]

TKC 491 Katie Ernst

Co-founder of Select A Story Interview starts at 8:33 and ends at 33:40 “An interactive story is essentially a series of interlocking short stories. I think a lot of authors kind of forget about that, and they end up writing a story where at the end of it, it’s like ‘Okay, you saw a spaceship, […]