Category Archives: Kindle Oasis

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 509 Séamus Bellamy

Traveler, teller of tales, reviewer of eReaders Interview starts at 15:25 and ends at 41:53 “To be honest, I haven’t met one person outside tech nerds like myself that use it [Kindle’s X-Ray feature.] I very rarely use it. I kind of go ‘Let’s see what this is about.” I think it takes away from […]

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 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 493 Dean Koontz

Author of Ricochet Joe & the new Jane Hawk series Interview starts at 10:30 and ends at 41:57 “Whatever I was reading in childhood through adolescence, it lifted me up and out. I think it was all of that that made me want to be a writer. I thought it would be the most amazing […]

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, […]

TKC 489 James McQuivey

Vice President and Principal Analyst at Forrester Research Interview starts at 9:06 and ends at 43:24 “I think Amazon feels pretty confident that they could attack any business they want, and the incumbents will spend four or five years resisting before they realize that they have no choice. Whereas a little proactive customer obsession on […]

TKC 486 Gabriella Page-Fort

Editorial Director, AmazonCrossing Interview starts at 18:00 and ends at 43:42 “One of the magical things about publishing is that when you get together with other people who work in this industry we immediately share a common bond, this passion for bringing books to readers. It is really wonderful to stand in a room full […]

TKC 485 Steve Kessel

Amazon Senior Vice President Interview starts at 20:45 and ends at 43.37 “It was the first time we were building a device, so we had a lot to learn. After that the team and as a company we got better each time. So our second Kindle was developed more quickly, and now as you know […]